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Assessment of Children and Youth with Special Needs - Text Only

Assessment of Children and Youth with Special Needs - Text Only - 4th edition

ISBN13: 978-0137054534

Cover of Assessment of Children and Youth with Special Needs - Text Only 4TH 11 (ISBN 978-0137054534)
ISBN13: 978-0137054534
ISBN10: 013705453X

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 4TH 11
Copyright: 2011
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Published: 2011
International: No

List price: $158.75

Assessment of Children and Youth with Special Needs - Text Only - 4TH 11 edition

ISBN13: 978-0137054534

Libby G. Cohen

ISBN13: 978-0137054534
ISBN10: 013705453X

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 4TH 11
Copyright: 2011
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Published: 2011
International: No
Summary

Written in a straightforward, accessible manner, Assessment of Children and Youth, Fourth Edition emphasizes contemporary, practical, and authentic approaches and proven techniques of widely-used tests and measures on special education classroom assessment. Readers will be given the most current information on assessment approaches, research-based practices, and federal mandates related to assessment of students with disabilities, ages 3 - 20. Incorporating formal, informal, and performance-based assessment tools, critical topics linked to school-based examples, and more, special education teachers will be exposed to the most prevalent information, knowledge, and skills that they need to know about special education classroom assessment. This new edition incorporates best practices and the use of technology in assessment practices, and covers contemporary, classroom and teacher approaches; research-based practices; formal and informal assessments and testing practices; observation techniques; functional behavioral assessment; curriculum-based assessment; criterion-referenced assessment; performance-based assessments; standardized instruments; contemporary approaches to the assessment of literacy and mathematics; interpreting tests; writing reports; and program evaluation. The book is written specifically for pre-service and practicing special educators and other related professionals who, in reading this thoroughly-updated edition, will be exposed to the most prevalent information, knowledge and skills available regarding special education classroom assessment.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents Part 1 Foundations of Assessment 1. Understanding Assessment 2. Response to Intervention 3. Assessment Framework 4. Involving Families Part II Assessment Skills 5. Reliability and Validity 6. Developing Technical Skills 7. Test Interpretation and Report Writing Part III Behavior 8. Observing, Interviewing, and Conferencing 9. Behavior (adaptive and problem behaviors) Part IV Achievement 10. Achievement: Overall Performance 11. Reading 12. Written Language 13. Oral Language 14 Mathematics 15. Performance-based, Authentic, and Portfolio Assessments Part IV Special Considerations 16. Cognition 17. Young Children 18. Transition