Raising the Bar: Bridging the Gap Between “I Can’t” and “I Can” with RTI

by Ashley Watson Principal, March/April 2012 When students feel that they are successful, their confidence level rises, and they are more likely to try harder. Whether educators are seeking to accelerate students in areas of giftedness or bridge gaps in learning, students’ needs are individual. As we work as a team to individualize the process and instruction for each child—taking a closer look at the at-risk students—we are bridging the gap between “I can’t” and “I can.”