Published by Pearson (July 12th 2017) - Copyright © 2018
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This popular resource presents comprehensive, accessible, balanced coverage of both formal and informal assessment for learners with disabilities. Grounded in the idea that assessment is at the center of all good teaching, this comprehensive text is noted for its accessibility and its thorough exploration of the link between gathering information and actually using it to make informed decisions. In it, readers get a solid understanding of the complete assessment process, from choosing the best tool, to adapting instruction, to improving outcomes. Included is coverage of both popular and lesser-known tools, giving readers promising procedures for assessing students with special needs. The new edition includes embedded videos, introductory learning objectives, summary learning objectives, breakpoint practices, multimodal methodology, and updating throughout including assessments, research articles, examples, figures, and legal information. The Enhanced Pearson eText features embedded videos, self-check assessments, and interactive exercises.
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Table of contents
PART I: INTRODUCATION TO SPECIAL EDUCATION ASSESSMENT
Chapter 1. Special Education Assessment
Chapter 2. The Assessment Process
Chapter 3. Embracing Parents and Families in the Assessment Process
PART II: SKILLS FOR SPECIAL EDUCATORS
Chapter 4. Selection of Assessment Tools
Chapter 5. Standardized Tests
Chapter 6. Classroom Assessment
PART III ASSESSMENT FOR SPECIAL EDUCATON ELIGIBILITY
Chapter 7. Intellectual Performance
Chapter 8. Adaptive Behavior in Cultural Context
Chapter 9. Learning Disabilities
Chapter 10. Classroom Behavior
PART IV: ASSESSMENT OF ACADEMIC SKILLS
Chapter 11. Academic Achievement
Chapter 12. Assessment of English Language Learners
Chapter 13. Reading
Chapter 14. Mathematics
Chapter 15. Writing and Oral Language
CHAPTER V: IMPORTANT CONSIDERATIONS
Chapter 16. Early Childhood Assessment
Chapter 17. Assessment for Transition Education and Planning
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