TIER 3 EVIDENCE BASED, HEADED TO TIER 1

RHITHM IS EVIDENCE BASED

In partnership with the University of North Texas, Rhithm has demonstrated Promising Evidence through a well-designed correlational study. Rhithm is actively working to restart a randomized control experimental study which was derailed by COVID-19 during the Spring 2020 semester. Scroll down to learn more about our Evidence Base and for more information on how ESSA defines evidence base Tiers.

ANALYSIS

Correlational Study Results

Results of a 6-week correlation study showed a statistically significant increase in student’s regulation as measured by the Rhithm Assessment!

DATA

Data from 1,000,000+ Entries

Data from over 1 million unique entries over 18 months shows a distinct trend of improved classroom regulation over time at every single age level. 

We align with major frameworks including MTSS, RTI, & TBRI

Rhithm’s dynamic, adaptive social-emotional activities and lessons will become the most consistent Tier 1 tool and prevention mechanisms in your MTSS/RTI classroom toolbox. Additionally, Rhithm’s group functionalities make it a great tool to use in Tier 2 contexts, while the robust Rhithm data will become an indispensable part of informing Tier 2 and Tier 3 interventions across your network or District. Contact us to learn more about how Rhithm can support the work you do every day.

ESSA Evidence-Based Standards

The passage of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) in 2015 changed how the education system supports low-performing schools. Interventions applied under Title I, Section 1003 (School Improvement) are required to have strong, moderate, or promising evidence (Tiers 1-3) to support them. All other programs under Title I-IV can rely on Tiers 1-4. ESSA describes these tiers as:

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Strong Evidence

Supported by one or more well-designed and well-implemented randomized control experimental studies.

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Moderate Evidence

Supported by one or more well-designed and well implemented quasi-experimental studies.

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Promising Evidence

Supported by one or more well-designed and well-implemented correlation studies.

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Demonstrates A Rationale

Practices that have a well-defined logic model or theory of action, are supported by research, and have some effort underway by an SEA, LEA, or outside research organization to determine their effectiveness.
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