Assessment In Special And Inclusive Education Book
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Author : John Salvia Genre : Business & Economics Publisher : Cengage Learning ISBN : 130564235X Type book : PDF, Epub, Kindle and Mobi
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ASSESSMENT IN SPECIAL AND INCLUSIVE EDUCATION offers basic assessment information along with a handbook-style reference to comprehensive, frank reviews of the tests most administered in K-12 schools. Updated to reflect changes in the field, this edition brings to the forefront the important topics of MTSS/RTI and ELL -- while retaining key features that have made the text a classic. The authors focus on both classroom-based tests designed to inform instruction and intervention, as well as more formal standardized tests that are commonly used to determine eligibility for special education. Appropriate for novices and experts, this standard-setting text equips readers with the knowledge and tools to effectively and efficiently assess their students' skills and abilities. Featuring an emphasis on improved outcomes, it shows readers how to go beyond efforts designed to make predictions about students' lives to efforts that can make a difference in the lives of the students they serve. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Author : David Mitchell Genre : Education Publisher : Routledge ISBN : 9781136253447 Type book : PDF, Epub, Kindle and Mobi
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As teachers around the world deal with the challenges of inclusive education, they must find effective ways of enhancing their classroom teaching methods. What Really Works in Special and Inclusive Education presents teachers with a range of evidence-based strategies they can immediately put into practice in their classrooms. This unique book will be an invaluable resource for educators who may not have the time or the inclination to engage with theory-heavy research, but who wish to ensure that their teaching strategies are up-to-the-minute and proven to be the most effective best practices. Each of the 27 strategies that this book comprises has a substantial research base, a strong theoretical rationale and clear guidelines on their implementation, as well as cautionary advice where necessary. In this new second edition, David Mitchell, a leading writer in special and inclusive education, continues to break new ground with revised and updated strategies based on evidence from the most recent studies in the field. From the myriad of related research available, only those studies with genuine potential for improving the practices of teachers and schools have been included, with the aim of facilitating high-quality learning and social outcomes for all learners in schools. Updates to this new edition include: four new chapters, on response to intervention, universal design for learning, inter-agency cooperation and one on the Finnish education system over 350 new references an even wider international focus, including evidence drawn from Asia references to recent developments in neuroscience a new companion website, with extra case studies, links to further reading, journal articles and videos, and an interactive quiz, at www.routledge.com/cw/mitchell This book will be essential reading for anyone with a vocational or academic interest in evidence-based special educational needs teaching strategies, whether a student in initial teacher education or a qualified classroom teacher, teacher educator, educational psychologist, special needs coordinator, parent, consultant or researcher. David Mitchell is an Adjunct Professor in the College of Education, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand, and a consultant in inclusive education. ‘This is the book I wish I had written, synthesizing an enormous literature focused on special needs students. It is robust, it is readable, and it is your right-hand resource. A stunner of a book.’ –Professor John Hattie, University of Melbourne, author of Visible Learning
Author : John Salvia Genre : Business & Economics Publisher : Wadsworth Publishing Company ISBN : 113330754X Type book : PDF, Epub, Kindle and Mobi
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Assessment is a process of collecting information for the purpose of making important decisions about students. It is critical that those decisions be made both appropriately and fairly. Noted as the standard for professional resources in the field, ASSESSMENT offers basic assessment information along with a handbook-style reference of frank, comprehensive reviews of the tests most administered in K-12 schools. Featuring an emphasis on improved outcomes, the book equips teachers with the tools and knowledge to do assessments correctly as well as use assessment information to bolster student competence.
Author : Karen A. Waldron Genre : Education Publisher : Wadsworth Publishing Company ISBN : 0827360762 Type book : PDF, Epub, Kindle and Mobi
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This volume guides readers toward understanding and meeting the needs of students with exceptionalities. This book maintains the critical information of the traditional introductory text: the history of special education, state and federal legislation, and the role of the courts. It elaborates the steps in the identification and assessment process as well as the development of an individualized educational program (IEP). It describes critical directions in special education, such as the least restrictive environment and the continuum of services. Through discussing movements such as the Regular Education Initiative, it traces how we arrived at the controversial sentiments of today. This text provides an objective overview of responses of experts who feel positively or negatively about directions toward inclusion.
Author : Bjorn Hamre Genre : Education Publisher : Routledge ISBN : 9781351789837 Type book : PDF, Epub, Kindle and Mobi
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Testing and Inclusive Schooling provides a comparative perspective on seemingly incompatible global agendas and efforts to include all children in the general school system, thus reducing exclusion. With an examination of the international testing culture and the politics of inclusion currently permeating national school reforms, this book raises a critical and constructive discussion of these movements, which appear to support one another, yet simultaneously offer profound contradictions. With contributions from around the world, the book analyses the dilemma arising between reforms that urge schools to move towards a constantly higher academic level, and those who practice a politics of inclusion leading to a greater degree of student diversity. The book considers the types of problems that arise when reforms implemented at the international level are transformed into policies and practices, firmly placing global educational efforts into perspective by highlighting a range of different cases at both national and local levels. Testing and Inclusive Schooling sheds light on new possibilities for educational improvements in global and local contexts and is essential reading for academics, researchers and postgraduate students interested in international and comparative education, assessment technologies and practices, inclusion, educational psychology and educational policy.
Author : James E. Ysseldyke Genre : Educational tests and measurements Publisher : Cengage Learning ISBN : 1133307531 Type book : PDF, Epub, Kindle and Mobi
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Assessment is a process of collecting information for the purpose of making important decisions about students. It is critical that those decisions be made both appropriately and fairly. Noted as the standard for professional resources in the field, ASSESSMENT, 12E, International Edition offers basic assessment information along with a handbook-style reference of frank, comprehensive reviews of the tests most administered in K-12 schools. Featuring an emphasis on improved outcomes, the book equips teachers with the tools and knowledge to do assessments correctly as well as use assessment information to bolster student competence.
Author : Jennifer Katz Genre : Education Publisher : Portage & Main Press ISBN : 9781553797432 Type book : PDF, Epub, Kindle and Mobi
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In an educational milieu in which standards and accountability hold sway, schools can become places of stress, marginalization, and isolation instead of learning communities that nurture a sense of meaning and purpose. In Ensouling Our Schools, author Jennifer Katz weaves together methods of creating schools that engender mental, spiritual, and emotional health while developing intellectual thought and critical analysis. Kevin Lamoureux contributes his expertise regarding Indigenous approaches to mental and spiritual health that benefit all students and address the TRC Calls to Action.