Karen A. Kemp

Karen A. Kemp, Ph,D, is a 30-year public school teaching veteran who has held a number of leadership and administrative positions, including director of special education, assistant principal, pupil services coordinator, adjunct faculty, program specialist, and, of course, classroom teacher. She has authored and coauthored more than 30 publications, including the books Cool Kids: A Proactive Approach to Social Responsibility, RTI: The Classroom Connection for Literacy, RTI & Math: The Classroom Connection, One-Minute Skill Builder, TRIP: Translating Research Into Practice, and the DVDs RTI Tackles the LD Explosion and RTI Tackles Reading. Karen has presented workshops and professional development seminars in the United States and Europe. She is currently director of special programs in Cohoes City Schools in New York. Her areas of expertise include instructional support teams, Response to Intervention, Positive Behavior Supports/social responsibility, reading strategies, effective instruction for inclusive classrooms, and progress-monitoring techniques.

Teach All, Reach All

Instructional design and delivery become even more critical as schools implement Response to Intervention (RTI). The fundamental concept of RTI is that students receive high-quality instruction and interventions that enable …

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Teach All, Reach All for the Secondary Classroom

Are you concerned about students in your classroom who: Do not participate in instructional activities? Rely on other students to do their work? Do not complete assignments? Perform badly on …

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