Classroom Assessment for Students in Special and General Education

ISBN-10: 0131193538

ISBN-13: 9780131193536

Edition: 2nd 2006 (Revised)

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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.nbsp;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.nbsp;General K-12 Inservice Teachers.
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Book details

List price: $124.20
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 6/30/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 600
Size: 8.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.332
Language: English

Overview of the Assessment Process
The Process of Assessment: The Role of the Teacher
Introduction to the Process of Assessment
The Prereferral Process
The Referral and Classification Process
IEP Development and Evaluation Process
Placement and Service Determination Process
The Program Review Process
Summary Points
Chapter Check-Ups
Practical Application Assessment Activities
Connection Between CEC, PRAXIS, and INTASC Standards and Chapter 1
Standardized Assessment: Types, Scores, Reporting
Introduction to Standardized Assessment
Types of Formal Assessments
Choosing the Type of Test to Use
Administering Standardized Tests
Scoring and Interpreting Standardized Tests
Technology-Computerized Assessments
Writing and Reporting Test Results
Summary Points
Chapter Check-Ups
Practical Application Assessment Activities
Connection Between CEC, PRAXIS, and INTASC Standards and Chapter 2
Informal Assessment: Selecting, Scoring, Reporting
Introduction to Informal Assessments
Types of Achievement Assessment Measures
Types of Informal Scoring Procedures
Planning, Constructing, and Administrating Scoring Procedures
Grading and Progress Reporting to Parents
Summary Points
Chapter Check-Ups
Practical Application Assessment Activities
Connection Between CEC, PRAXIS, and INTASC Standards and Chapter 3
Preliminary Assessment Issues
Accountability, Accommodations, and Alternate Assessment
Introduction to Accountability, Accommodations, Alternate Assessments
IDEA-2604: Mandates for Assessment and Accountability
Issues of Accountability
Testing Accommodations and Modifications
Alternate Assessments
Assessment Accommodations and Modifications for Students with Physical and Special Health Needs
Summary Points
Chapter Check-Ups
Practice Application Assessment Activities
Connection Between CEC, PRAXIS, and INTASC Standards and Chapter 4
Gathering Preliminary Assessment Data
Introduction to Preliminary Assessment Data Collection
Teacher Interview
Parent Interview
Record Review
Work-Sample Analysis
Student Observation
Student Interview
Summary Points
Chapter Check-Ups
Practical Application Assessment Activities
Connection Between CEC, PRAXIS, and INTASC Standards and Chapter 5
Basic Skills and Content-Subject Assessment
Oral and English Language Learner/Bilingual Assessment
Introduction to Speech and Oral Language Assessment
Speech Assessment
Language Assessment
Assessment of Students with Cultural or Linguistic Diversity
English Language Learner and Bilingual Assessment
Summary Points
Chapter Check-Ups
Practical Application Assessment Activities
Connection Between CEC, PRAXIS, and INTASC Standards and Chapter 6
Reading Assessment
Introduction to Reading Assessment
Emergent Literacy Assessment
Phonics Assessment
Vocabulary Assessment
Reading Fluency Assessment
Reading Comprehension Assessment
General Reading Assessment Measures
Summary Points
Chapter Check-Ups
Practical Application Assessment Activities
Connection Between CEC, PRAXIS, and INTASC Standards and Chapter 7
Written Language Assessment
Introduction to Written Language
Written Language Assessment Procedures
Written Expression Assessment
Spelling Assessment
Handwriting Assessment
Written Language Scoring-Rating Methods
Summary Points
Chapter Check-Ups
Practical Application Assessment Activities
Connection Between CEC, PRAXIS, and INTASC Standards and Chapter 8
Mathematical Assessment
Introduction to Mathematical Assessment
Mathematical Procedures
Assessment of Common Mathematical Problem Areas
Mathematical Assessment Measures
Mathematical Scoring-Rating Procedures
Summary Points
Chapter Check-Ups
Practical Application Assessment Activities
Connection Between CEC, PRAXIS, and INTASC Standards and Chapter 9
Content Area and Related Arts Assessment
Introduction to Content Area Subjects: Science and Social Studies
The Process of Content Area Assessment
Content Area Subject Assessment Procedures
Content Area Subject Assessment Measures
Textbook Evaluation
Related Arts: The Assessment Process
Related Arts Assessment Procedures
Content Area and Related Arts Scoring and Grading Measures
Summary Points
Chapter Check-Ups
Practical Application Assessment Activities
Connection Between CEC, PRAXIS, and INTASC Standards and Chapter 10
Special Focus Assessment
Study Skills Assessment and Test-Taking Skills
Introduction to Study and Test-Taking Skill Assessment
Work-Study Skill Assessment Strategies
Factors Influencing Test-Taking Performance
Test Taking Skills Techniques
Summary Points
Chapter Check-Ups
Practical Application Assessment Activities
Connection Between CEC, PRAXIS, and INTASC Standards and Chapter 11
Emotional, Social, and Character Education
Introduction to Emotional, Social, and Character Assessment
Emotional and Behavioral Disorders
Behavioral Analysis Procedures
General and Direct Observation and Interview Procedures
Types or Direct Observation
Functional Behavioral Assessment
Character Education Assessment
Social Skill Assessment
Summary Points
Chapter Check-Ups
Practical Application Assessment Activities
Connection Between CEC, PRAXIS, and INTASC Standards and Chapter 12
Transition Assessment: Across the Ages
Introduction to Transition Assessment from Early Childhood to Postsecondary School
Transition Legislation
Transition from Preschool to the Primary Grades
Transition During the Middle Years: Elementary to Middle to High School
Transition from Special Education to General Education and from Hospital/Home to School
Secondary to Postsecondary Transition
The Secondary-Level Assessment Process
Assessments at the Critical Transition Points: Preschool to Elementary School
Assessments at the Critical Transition Points: Middle School through the Secondary School Years
Summary Points
Chapter Check-Ups
Practical Application Assessment Activities
Connection Between CEC, PRAXIS, and INTASC Standards and Chapter 13
References
Index
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