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Assessment of Children and Youth with Special Needs, Pearson eText with Loose-Leaf Version -- Access Card Package, 5th edition

  • Libby G. Cohen
  • Loraine J. Spenciner

Published by Pearson (April 28th 2014) - Copyright © 2015

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Assessment of Children and Youth with Special Needs, Pearson eText with Loose-Leaf Version -- Access Card Package

ISBN-13: 9780133570861

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Assessment of Children and Youth with Special Needs, 5/e focuses on current assessment issues and procedures that every special educator needs to know. The author’s integrated approach emphasizes in-class assessment approaches as well as more formal measures and instruments. Throughout they provide numerous practical examples of how the techniques and procedures can be used in the classroom. Included are practical, ready-to-used materials integrated within instruction delivery methods; relevant case studies; and examinations of current assessment topics in every chapter. This new Fifth Edition features:

  • NEW! An expanded discussion of classroom assessment and the assessment cycle helps students see how to apply their understanding of the concepts to everyday classroom practices (Ch. 3).
  • NEW! An expanded discussion of Response to Intervention (RTI) gives students a deeper understanding of issues and how they apply to contemporary school assessment practices (Ch. 3).
  • NEW! A new section in Chapter 9 gives readers a deeper understanding of how to use assessment effectively with students with problem behaviors.
  • NEW! A new section in Chapter 13 gives readers important support for collaborating with speech and language specialists.
  • NEW! Updated description of formal standardized texts and measures throughout keeps students on top of the latest procedures being used today.
  • NEW! Interactive features embedded into examples and mini-cases throughout foster active learning and engagement with the textbook.
  • NEW! Web links embedded into the text further engage students in active learning with the textbook.

Table of contents

Chapter 1: Understanding Assessment

Chapter 2: Response to Intervention

Chapter 3: Assessment Framework

Chapter 4: Involving Families

Chapter 5: Reliability and Validity

Chapter 6: Developing Technical Skills

Chapter 7: Test Interpretation and Report Writing

Chapter 8: Observing, Interviewing, and Conferencing

Chapter 9: Behavior

Chapter 10: Achievement: Overall Performance

Chapter 11: Reading

Chapter 12: Written Language

Chapter 13: Oral Language

Chapter 14: Mathematics

Chapter 15: Performance-Based, Authentic, and Portfolio Assessments

Chapter 16: Intelligence

Chapter 17: Young Children

Chapter 18: Youth in Transition

 

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