For courses in Special Education Assessment.
An authoritative collection of the best research-based approaches for assessing students with disabilities.
A volume unlike any other, this book helps special educators combat the gap between research and practice by identifying the big ideas of assessment in special education. Appropriate for practitioners, teacher-educators, and policymakers, this book is written by leading authorities in the field and gathers the most meaningful research and practices regarding assessment in a single source. Chapters offer a consistent format that includes definition of approach, theoretical underpinnings, description, fidelity checklist, and research-based summaries. Sections discuss the processes of assessment that special educators encounter when they work in general education settings, with parents, on eligibility decisions, and on high-stakes testing.
Table of Contents
- Introduction to Research-based Practices in Special Education (Bryan G. Cook, & Melody Tankersley)
- School-wide Prevention of Academic and Behavioral Difficulties (Matthew Burns & Sara Scholin)
- Data-Based Decision-Making in Academics Using Curriculum-Based Measurement (Erica Lembke, David Hampton, & Elise Hendricker)
- Parental Participation in Assessment and IEP Development (Katharine G. Shepherd, Michael F. Giangreco, & Bryan G. Cook)
- Best Practices in Assessment for Eligibility-Identification (Berttram Chiang, Suzanne Russ, & Stacey Skoning)
- Individualized Education Plans: Legal Requirements and Research Findings (Christine A. Christle & Mitchell L. Yell)
- Using Assessments to Determine the Least Restrictive Environment for Students with Disabilities (Rick Brigham & Jean Crockett)
- Curriculum-based Assessment (John Venn)
- Accommodations and Modifications for Assessment (Martha Thurlow, Sheryl Lazarus, & Laurene Christensen)
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