Summary: This text presents a uniquely practical approach to the topic of Assessment in Special Education. The authors organize the material into a ''real-world story,'' by having each part and chapter of the text reflect the linear chronology of the assessment process used in schools. Unlike other books, this text is organized chronologically to present the overall process in a ''straight line'' - a practical and useful pedagogy in itself for the novice teacher. The text provides the practic
al tools necessary for a new teacher to understand the process of assessment in schools and then learn how to put it all together. It provides future special educators comprehensive coverage of the latest tests and evaluation procedures for all areas of exceptionality - for every age group - for students with mild, moderate, and severe disabilities.
Summary: This text presents a uniquely practical approach to the topic of Assessment in Special Education. The authors organize the material into a ''real-world story,'' by having each part and chapter of the text reflect the linear chronology of the assessment process used in schools. Unlike other books, this text is organized chronologically to present the overall process in a ''straight line'' - a practical and useful pedagogy in itself for the novice teacher. The text provides the practical tools necessary for a new teacher to understand the process of assessment in schools and then learn how to put it all together. It provides future special educators comprehensive coverage of the latest tests and evaluation procedures for all areas of exceptionality - for every age group - for students with mild, moderate, and severe disabilities. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:3RD 09 Cover: Paperback Publisher:Allyn & Bacon, Inc. Published: 05/28/2008 International: No
''This is an exceptional text. It is, without exception, the most useful and most user-friendly assessment text I have found. In fact, no other assessment text I have seen compares to the Pierangelo/Giuliani text. It is truly a practical approach to an otherwise complex topic.'' ''- Nancy Burton, Concord University'' ''The methodology of structuring the text to mirror the special education process is sound teaching practice for undergraduate students.'' ''- Shirley Fortney, West Chester University'' ''The authors cover more assessment-related topics than I've found are covered in similar texts.'' ''- Rho Hudson, Nevada State College'''' ''
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Chapter 1. Introduction to Assessment Chapter 2. Legal Issues in Assessment Chapter 3. Methods of Assessment and Testing Considerations Chapter 4. Basic Statistical Concepts Chapter 5. Validity and Reliability Chapter 6. Scoring Terminology Used in Assessment Chapter 7. The Child Study Team and Prereferral Strategies Chapter 8. The Multidisciplinary Team and Parental Participation in the Assessment Process Chapter 9. Assessment of Academic Achievement Chapter 10. Assessment of Intelligence Chapter 11. Assessment of Behavior Chapter 12. Assessment of Perceptual Behaviors Chapter 13. Assessment of Speech and Language Chapter 14. Early Childhood Assessment Chapter 15. Other Areas of Assessment Chapter 16. Determining Whether a Disability Exists Chapter 17. Response to Intervention Chapter 18. Writing a Comprehensive Report in Special Education Chapter 19. Eligibility Procedures for Special Education Services Chapter 20. Development of the IEP
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