Rigor in the RTI and MTSS Classroom: Practical Tools and StrategiesBy Barbara R. Blackburn and Bradley S. Witzel(Routledge, 2018 – Learn more) Reviewed by Erin Corrigan-Smith Identifying and implementing effective RTI practices is definitely easier said than done. Across the country, there is a push to meet students on both their academic and emotional-behavioral levels. Without a clear-cut outline for effective strategies to implement in the classroom, there will not be much movement, for the better, with today’s learners. Response to Intervention, or RTI,…