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RTI Assessment Essentials for Struggling Learners

ISBN-10: 1412969549

ISBN-13: 9781412969543

Edition: 2009

Authors: John J. Hoover

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"This book uses a practical approach to early intervention for struggling learners, while keeping in mind the cultural and linguistic considerations for English language learners. Applying the RTI strategies in this book takes the guesswork out of educating students and reduces referrals to special education due to lack of instruction." -Robert Raymond, Senior School Improvement Instruction Specialist Office of Special Education Initiatives, New York City Department of EducationAssess students accurately to make informed instructional and eligibility decisions!Effective and ongoing assessment processes are crucial for making important decisions about the education of at-risk and struggling students. This practical book presents K12 educators with a comprehensive overview of the three primary types of assessment within multitiered Response to Intervention (RTI) models: universal screening, progress monitoring, and diagnostic assessment for special education.This resource establishes the foundation for assessment in RTI and provides practical suggestions for implementing universal screening and progress monitoring to make informed instructional decisions. The author identifies the role of RTI in determining student eligibility for special education services and discusses effective assessment decision-making processes, including roles and responsibilities of different team members. This book also: Provides detailed coverage of specific assessment methods and practices, including Curriculum-Based Measurement Addresses important topics related to RTI, including fidelity of implementation Presents RTI assessment needs of culturally and linguistically diverse learners Includes tables, figures, and reproducible forms and PowerPoint slides to facilitate training and implementationRTI Assessment Essentials for Struggling Learners is a valuable guide for members of RTI teams looking to expand their expertise in meeting the needs of all students.
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Book details

List price: $36.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Corwin Press
Publication date: 1/13/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 200
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.496

List of Forms
Acknowledgments
About the Author
Introduction
Assessment Perspective in Today's Instructional Environment
Foundation of Assessment in Multi-Tier Response to Intervention
Overview of Multi-Tiered Response to Intervention for Struggling Learners
Continuum of Assessment in Multi-Tiered Response to Intervention
Ecological Framework Within Multi-Tiered Response to Intervention
Implementing Effective Multi-Tiered RTI Assessment
Fidelity of Assessment Implementation
Evidence-Based Assessment and Assessment Accommodations
RTI Assessment and Special Education
Making Effective Multi-Tiered RTI Assessment Decisions
Assessment Decision-Making Process in Multi-Tiered RTI
Reducing Misinterpretations of Learning Differences as Disabilities in Assessment
Future Challenges in Implementing Multi-Tiered Instructional Assessment for Struggling Learners
Appendix: PowerPoint Presentation: Assessment Essentials in Multi-Tiered Response to Intervention: Overview of Key Concepts
References
Index