Classroom Assessment for Students in Special and General Education, 3rd edition
Published by Pearson (February 25th 2011) - Copyright © 2012
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The focus of this best-selling special education assessment book is on providing special and general educators with a variety of assessment procedures and directions on how to construct, administer, score, interpret, graph, monitor, write, and report assessment results. From this book, readers will come away knowing the latest in authentic, curriculum, and performance-based assessment measures with direct connections to instruction, IEP development, and reporting to parents; and new focuses on progress monitoring, Response to Intervention (RTI) and on the practical application of assessment results. Future educators will gain the pertinent skills necessary to effectively use assessment, particularly informal assessment, in understanding the needs of the whole student in today’s general and special education classrooms. With a fresh, new four-part structure, (Overview of the RTI and Special Education Process; Types of Assessment; Basic Skills and Content-Subject Assessment; and Special Focus Assessment), and thorough updates and revisions in every chapter, once again Spinelli’s text proves its worth in being one of the top-selling texts on assessment in special education, preparing today’s educators to instruct and assess diverse students in every type of classroom.
Table of contents
Brief Table of Contents
Part 1: OVERVIEW OF THE RTI AND SPECIAL EDUCATION PROCESS
Chapter 1: Early Intervening Services: Implementing Response to Intervention for Students who are At-Risk
Chapter 2: The Special Education Process: Assessment for Referral, Classification, Placement and Programming
Part 2: TYPES OF ASSESSMENT
Chapter 3: Standardized Assessment: Types, Scores, and Accommodations
Chapter 4: Informal Assessment: Selecting, Scoring, and Preliminary Data Collection
Part 3: BASIC SKILLS and CONTENT-SUBJECT ASSESSMENT
Chapter 5: Language Assessment: Oral and English Language Learner/Bilingual
Chapter 6: Reading Assessment
Chapter 7: Written Language Assessment
Chapter 8: Mathematical Assessment
Chapter 9: Content Area and Related Arts Assessment
Part 4: SPECIAL FOCUS ASSESSMENT
Chapter 10: Emotional, Social and Character Education Assessment
Chapter 11: Study Skills Assessment and Test Taking Skills
Chapter 12: Transition Assessment: Across the Ages
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