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Effective Assessment of Students: Determining Responsiveness to Instruction, 1st edition

  • Shireen Pavri

Published by Pearson (December 27th 2010) - Copyright © 2012

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Effective Assessment of Students: Determining Responsiveness to Instruction

ISBN-13: 9780137147809

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Overview

This textbook features research-based assessment techniques that educators may use for universal screening, identification and diagnosis of learning needs and strengths, and monitoring progress — all in a Response-to-Intervention framework.

KEY TOPICS: This book covers a wide range of standardized, informal, alternative, ecological, and curriculum-based assessments for instructors, with a focus on the Response-to-Intervention model and research-based practices.

MARKET: Written for educational assessment courses designed both for general educators and special educations at the undergraduate or graduate level.

Table of contents

Chapter 1: Introduction to the Response-to-Intervention Framework for Assessment         

What is Response-to-Intervention?................................................................................................................

The RTI Pyramid........................................................................................................................................................

History and Context for Response to Intervention..............................................................................

Legal Mandates for RTI.......................................................................................................................................

Models of RTI............................................................................................................................................................

How does RTI Impact General and Special Education?.........................................................................

The Strengths and Challenges of RTI............................................................................................................

Essential Elements of the Response to Intervention Approach Used in this Text..................

End of Chapter Questions....................................................................................................................................

References..................................................................................................................................................................

 

Chapter 2: Assessment in Special Education

CEC Standards..........................................................................................................................................................

The Special Education Assessment Process.................................................................................................

Types of Educational Assessments..................................................................................................................

Selecting the Right Tool for Determining Responsiveness to Instruction.................................

A Collaborative Team Approach....................................................................................................................

End of Chapter Questions....................................................................................................................................

References..................................................................................................................................................................

 

Chapter 3: Legal and Ethical Issues in Assessment

CEC Standards..........................................................................................................................................................

Landmark Litigation in Special Education Impacting Assessment..................................................

Special Education Legislation Impacting Assessment...........................................................................

Other Important Federal Laws impacting Individuals with Disabilities:......................

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