Assessing Students with Special Needs

Author: John Venn
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 0131712969
Release Date: 2006-06-01
Genre: Education

Known for its practical, applied approach, the fourth edition of John Venn's Assessing Student's with Special Needs continues to focus on how teachers can use assessment as a guide to instruction. This noteworthy revision focuses on what teachers really need to know to include assessment in the curriculum. Coverage includes all of the core information expected of an assessment text, but the book goes far beyond the basics by addressing multicultural considerations, technology and assessment, high-stakes testing, and the reauthorization of IDEA. The book clearly shows how assessment is more than giving a test to a child, but is an essential tool for teachers as they help students achieve, learn, develop, and grow.

Assessing Students with Special Needs

Author: James A. McLoughlin
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 0131961918
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Education

This comprehensive text for future teachers of learners with disabilities is grounded in the idea that assessment is at the center of all good teaching. Its hallmarks are its accessibility, balanced coverage of both this formal and informal assessment, plus thorough exploration of the link between gathering information and actually using it to make informed decisions. Offering a step-by-step Assessment Question Model on the inside front cover, it equips readers to understand the complete assessment process, from choosing the best tool, to adapting instruction to improving outcomes. Popular, as well as lesser-known, tools are examined in order to acquaint readers with promising procedures for assessing students with special needs.

Assessing Students with Special Needs

Author: James A. McLoughlin
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 0134575709
Release Date: 2017-07-06
Genre:

Note: This is the bound book only and does not include access to the Enhanced Pearson eText. To order the Enhanced Pearson eText packaged with a bound book, use ISBN 0134254600. 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. Improve mastery and retention with the Enhanced Pearson eText The Enhanced Pearson eText provides a rich, interactive learning environment designed to improve student mastery of content. The Enhanced Pearson eText is: Engaging. The new interactive, multimedia learning features were developed by the authors and other subject-matter experts to deepen and enrich the learning experience.* Convenient. Enjoy instant online access from your computer or download the Pearson eText App to read on or offline on your iPad� and Android� tablet.** Affordable. Experience the advantages of the Enhanced Pearson eText along with all the benefits of print for 40% to 50% less than a print bound book. * The Enhanced eText features are only available in the Pearson eText format. They are not available in third-party eTexts or downloads. **The Pearson eText App is available on Google Play and in the App Store. It requires Android OS 3.1-4, a 7" or 10" tablet, or iPad iOS 5.0 or later.

Assessing Students with Special Needs to Produce Quality Outcomes

Author: Carol A. Layton
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 0135131596
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Education

Assessing Students with Special Needs to Produce Quality Outcomespromotes outcome-based evaluation to guide the Multidisciplinary Team (MDT) in selecting appropriate Individualized Education Program (IEP) goals, classroom modifications and accommodations, as well as optimal instructional strategies. It advances the development of assessment-based IEPs to enable the MDT to pinpoint and address specific needs to improve student outcomes. Obtaining data from a variety of perspectives and settings improves the opportunity for identifying overall competencies and needs in preparation for higher functioning in all settings. Assessing Students with Special Needs to Produce Quality Outcomespresents an integrated look at a variety of assessment methods in an easy to read book. FEATURES: Recommends student-centered, strength-based assessment techniquesby providing reality-based stories to aid the reader in understanding how the tools of formal, informal, and authentic assessment merge to provide a more complete understanding of the student. Provides special features for linking IEP developmentand daily instruction to highlight the fundamental relationship between assessment and the IEP. Emphasizes the growing role of technology in the assessment processas identified by IDEA 2004 to utilize assistive technology in evaluation and instruction. Includes innovative, research-based techniquesnot extensively explored in other assessment textbooks. Explains the impact of cultural diversity on assessment issuesand provides specific recommendations for addressing nondiscriminatory, culturally-sensitive evaluation to prepare the reader to meet the needs of a diverse society. Proposes authentic strategies to increase parent, teacher and student participation in the IEP processas mandated by IDEA 2004.

Assessing Students with Special Needs

Author: John J. Venn
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 0132852365
Release Date: 2013-06
Genre: Behavioral assessment of children

Well respected for its practical, applied approach to testing and measurement, this widely popular text focuses on how teachers can use evaluation as part of instruction. In this revision the author highlights what teachers really need to know in order to include assessment in the teaching and learning process. Coverage includes all of the core information expected in an assessment text and yet goes far beyond the basics to address multicultural considerations, curriculum-based measurement, curriculum-based assessment, and the most current versions of the most widely used tests. Included are a number of highly useful teaching and learning aids, many of which are updated with expanded coverage and new examples, among the highlights: Expanded coverage of curriculum-based measurement, progress monitoring, and response to intervention. Updated information on the assessment process as required by IDEA regulations. Many new and revised figures, tables, and guides that help readers more easily connect assessment strategies and procedures with instruction. An expanded focus on assessment.

Current Issues and Trends in Special Education

Author: Festus E. Obiakor
Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing
ISBN: 9781848556683
Release Date: 2010-01-25
Genre: Law

The field of special education constantly changes as a result of legislation, instructional formats and research investigations. Addressing the issues and trends in Special Education, this title covers identification, assessment and instruction. It also covers research, technology, and teacher preparation.

Classroom Assessment for Students with Special Needs in Inclusive Settings

Author: Cathleen G. Spinelli
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 0130810495
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Education

For courses on Classroom and Curriculum-based Assessment. May also work as a supplement to Inclusion courses. This state-of-the art text considers the whole child and provides a comprehensive guide to authentic, pragmatic assessment as well as IEP planning and programming. It covers a wide range of informal methods of evaluation, including how to develop, administer, score, interpret, and match results to the curriculum. Written in a user-friendly format, this practical resource links theory to practice with real-life examples and gives detailed explanations regarding how, when, and why to assess.

Assessing Learners with Special Needs

Author: Terry Overton
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 013117990X
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Education

Useful for undergraduate and graduate courses in Assessment of Special Education, this fifth edition provides undergraduate students with a practical, applied approach for learning about the complex procedures of the assessment process. It integrates cases throughout the text to facilitate reader comprehension of difficult concepts.

Effective Assessment for Students With Special Needs

Author: James E. Ysseldyke
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1412938961
Release Date: 2006-03-21
Genre: Education

Discover what assessment methods you should be using, and how, when, and where they should be administered to ensure appropriate services are selected for all exceptional students.

Classroom Assessment for Students in Special and General Education

Author: Cathleen G. Spinelli
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: UVA:X004896053
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Education

Written for future teachers and experienced educators, Classroom Assessment for Students in Special and General Education, second edition provides the skills needed to effectively use assessment, particularly informal assessment, in understanding the needs of the whole student. The primary book on classroom assessment procedures is now revised with the latest in authentic, curriculum and performance-based assessment measures with direct connections to instruction, IEP development, and reporting to parents. The focus is on providing teachers with a variety of assessment procedures, the why, what and how of testing, directions on how to construct, administer, score, interpret, graph, monitor, write, and report assessment results. General K-12 Inservice Teachers.

Assessment of At risk and Special Needs Children

Author: Joseph C. Witt
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities, Social Sciences & World Languages
ISBN: UOM:39015040359781
Release Date: 1998
Genre: Education

Provides a comprehensive examination of testing and the assessment process for evaluation of children from ages 3 - 18. This book is based on the assumption that when a child is referred for assessment, the goal is to solve the child's problem by developing appropriate academic or social interventions. It emphasises on functional assessment.

Assessment Students With Special Needs

Author: CTI Reviews
Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews
ISBN: 9781467296571
Release Date: 2016-09-26
Genre: Education

Facts101 is your complete guide to Assessment Students With Special Needs. In this book, you will learn topics such as Selection of Assessment Tools, Standardized Tests, Classroom Assessment, and Academic Achievement plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.

Assessment In Special and Inclusive Education

Author: John Salvia
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9780547134376
Release Date: 2009-01-29
Genre: Business & Economics

Setting the standard for professional resources, the well-known ASSESSMENT IN SPECIAL AND INCLUSIVE EDUCATION, 11th Edition, offers basic assessment information along with a handbook-style reference to actual reviews of the tests most administered in K-12 schools. Reflecting changes in the field of assessment, the new Eleventh Edition is more student friendly than ever. Streamlined, succinct, and completely current, the text takes a new dual approach that teaches readers how to do assessments correctly as well as how to use assessment information to boost student competence. The text continues its thorough discussions on the importance of analyzing behaviors sampled by tests and on appropriate norming, reliability and validity. It also offers the latest test reviews and information, features a fresh new design, gives special attention to diversity issues, and increases coverage of legal concerns. Teaching is increasingly complex. School populations are extremely diverse in their language, knowledge of U.S. culture, and academic skills. Assessment is more critical than ever. ASSESSMENT IN SPECIAL AND INCLUSIVE EDUCATION equips readers with the knowledge and tools to assess the skills and abilities of their students effectively and efficiently. It teaches those who assess students to broaden their labors from efforts designed to make predictions about students’ lives to efforts designed to make a difference in the lives of the students they serve. The result is improved educational outcomes. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.