Classroom Assessment For Students In Special And General Education

Author: Cathleen G. Spinelli
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 0137050135
Size: 15.81 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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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.

Linking Assessment To Instructional Strategies

Author: Cathleen G. Spinelli
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 0137146248
Size: 17.18 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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An easy-to-read and useful guide to state-of-the-art, best practices in assessment. This practical, teacher-friendly book provides step-by-step instructions on choosing and administering classroom assessments; analyzing, interpreting, rating, and monitoring results; and reporting student progress. Whether new to authentic or informal assessment, or strongly familiar with traditional testing, this book will interpret and guide the teaching professional on how to integrate cutting-edge assessment measures seamlessly into their daily teaching schedule. The book is chock-full of the latest in authentic, curriculum and performance-based assessment measures with direct connections to instruction, IEP development, and methods of reporting to parents. Busy teachers will appreciate the clear, accessible writing style and how easily the book helps them to determine what test to use, the specific diagnostic questions to ask, the classroom materials that will be needed, clearly informed administration strategies, and the explicit examples that are included and can be taken straight from the page to the real classroom. Keenly focused on providing teachers with a variety of assessment procedures, including the why, what, and how of testing, it furthermore gives directions on how to construct, administer, and score assessments as well as how to interpret, graph, monitor, write, and report assessment results to families and school support personnel. Another key feature includes suggested interventions to use when test results indicate that specific skills have been mastered, are emerging, or need to be introduced. An ideal book for school administrators, supervisors, and remedial specialists, and for those implementing Response to Intervention (RI), it is most appropriate for professional development and in-service practicing teachers who want an easy-to-read and useful guide to state-of-the-art, best practices in assessment.

Rti In Math

Author: Linda Forbringer
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781317918202
Size: 10.48 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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5. Explicit Instruction; Instructional Considerations for Struggling Learners; The Explicit Instruction Lesson; Instructional Objectives; Lesson Introduction; Engage; Review of Prerequisite Skills and Concepts; Presentation of New Content; Guided Practice; Independent Practice; Massed Practice; Distributed Practice; Lesson Closure; How Explicit Instruction Improves Motivation; Summary; 6. Concrete and Visual Representation; Research on the Concrete-Representational-Abstract Sequence; Virtual Manipulatives; Suggestions for Using the CRA Sequence; Summary; 7. Representing Whole Numbers.

Handbook Of Research On Classroom Diversity And Inclusive Education Practice

Author: Curran, Christina M.
Publisher: IGI Global
ISBN: 9781522525219
Size: 12.22 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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As classrooms are becoming more diverse, teachers are now faced with the responsibility of creating an inclusive classroom community. As such, researching classroom pedagogies and practices is an imperative step in curriculum planning. The Handbook of Research on Classroom Diversity and Inclusive Education Practice is an authoritative reference source for the latest scholarly research on ways to effectively teach all students and further refine and strengthen school-wide inclusive pedagogy, methods, and policies. Featuring extensive coverage on a number of topics such as special education, online learning, and English language learners, this publication is ideally designed for professionals, educators, and policy makers seeking current research on methods that ensure all students have equal access to curricular content and the chance for growth and success.

Teaching Students With Special Needs In General Education Classrooms Enhanced Pearson Etext Access Card

Author: Rena B. Lewis
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 0134017560
Size: 10.68 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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This package includes the REVEL(tm) access card and loose-leaf version. REVEL is Pearson's newest way of delivering our respected content. Fully digital and highly engaging, REVEL replaces the textbook and gives students everything they need for the course. Informed by extensive research on how people read, think, and learn, REVEL is an interactive learning environment that enables students to read, practice, and study in one continuous experience-for less than the cost of a traditional textbook. Current knowledge, strategies, and instructional approaches designed to understand and meet the learning needs of all students in general education settings are addressed in this current, research-based resource. Teaching Students with Special Needs in General Education Classroom gives teacher candidates the knowledge and skills they need to work effectively with the broad array of learning needs found in today's classrooms. Included is specific information about students with special needs, including students with various disabilities, students identified as gifted and talented, culturally diverse students, and students who are English learners. The book details state-of-the-art practices, like response to intervention (RTI), to help readers develop essential professional knowledge and skills of today's educators. NOTE: Before purchasing, check with your instructor to ensure you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's products exist for each title*, and registrations are not transferable. In addition to the access card included in this package, you will need a course invite link, provided by your instructor, to register for and use REVEL. Used books, rentals, and purchases made outside of Pearson If purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson, the access code for REVEL may not be included, may be incorrect, or may be previously redeemed. Check with the seller before completing your purchase. 0134017560 / 9780134017563 REVEL for Teaching Students with Special Needs in General Education Classrooms with Loose-Leaf Version Package consists of: 0133947645 / 9780133947649 Teaching Students with Special Needs in General Education Classrooms, Loose-Leaf Version 013441330X / 9780134413303 REVEL for Teaching Students with Special Needs in General Education Classrooms -- Access Card *REVEL features such as embedded videos, exercises, and quizzes are only available in the REVEL format. They are not available in third-party eTexts or downloads.

Reading Assessment And Instruction For All Learners

Author: Jeanne Shay Schumm
Publisher: Guilford Publications
ISBN: 9781462532353
Size: 13.87 MB
Format: PDF
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Weaving together the latest knowledge and best practices for teaching children to read, this indispensable text and professional resource provides a complete guide to differentiated instruction for diverse learners. Uniquely integrative, the book places the needs of English language learners and students with disabilities front and center instead of treating them as special topics. Accessible chapters on each of the core components of literacy clearly demonstrate how to link formal and informal assessment to evidence-based instruction. Special features include Research Briefs, Tech Tips, Internet Resources, Reflection and Action Questions, and dozens of reproducible student activities and assessment tools.

Dilemmas In Classroom Assessment

Author: Robert J. Wilson
Publisher: Portage & Main Press
ISBN: 1553790618
Size: 15.27 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This book is a collaboration of experienced educators--each writing a chapter that relates directly to the author's experiences and understanding of a specific assessment issue. Each chapter begins with an authentic classroom scenario many teachers will recognize; then the author raises an assessment dilemma and offers useful information and practical guidance for classroom teachers to follow.