Assessing Students with Special Needs

Assessing Students with Special Needs

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For courses in Assessment of Students with Special Needs. With a new focus on curriculum-based assessment, this easy-to-follow text provides all of the information future teachers need in order to make optimal use of formal and informal assessments to inform and improve daily instructional practice in the classroom. The only text on the market to explicitly link assessment to IEPs, it focuses primarily on students with mild to moderate disabilities, while including significant material appropriate for the assessment of those with severe disabilities. In short, this one volume incorporates ways to use formal and informal assessments, tests, and measurements to help students of all ages, all grade levels, and all abilities grow, develop, and learn to the maximum extent possible.show more

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  • Hardback | 656 pages
  • 188 x 243.8 x 38.1mm | 1,197.49g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • 0131101498
  • 9780131101494

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PART I: THE ASSESSMENT PROCESS. 1. Defining and Describing the Assessment of Students with Special Needs. 2. Steps in the Assessment Process. 3. Inclusive Assessment. PART II: ASSESSMENT CONCEPTS AND SKILLS. 4. Practical Measurement Concepts. 5. Test Scores and What They Mean. 6. Selecting and Using Assessment Instruments. PART III: ASSESSING GENERAL PERFORMANCE. 7. Assessing Intelligence. 8. Developmental Assessment. 9. Assessing Perception, Learning Styles, and Motor Proficiency. 10. Language and Bilingual Assessment. 11. Assessing Behavior. 12. Adaptive Behavior. 13. Career and Vocational Assessment. PART IV: ASSESSING ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT. 14. Assessing Academic Achievement: Overall Performance. 15. Assessing Reading Achievement. 16. Assessing Mathematic Achievement. 17. Assessing Written Expression. 18. Portfolio Assessment. Answer Key. Glossary. Indexes.show more

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