Effective Assessment for Students with Special Needs by James E. Ysseldyke
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Effective Assessment for Students with Special Needs
By James E. Ysseldyke

Effective Assessment for Students with Special Needs

A Practical Guide for Every Teacher

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Effective Assessment for Students with Special Needs by James E. Ysseldyke

Book Description

When determining whether or not a student should receive special education services, what the specific nature of the student's instruction should be, or the extent to which a student is making educational progress, it is critical to know not only what sort of assessment method is most appropriate, but how, when, and where it should be administered. Including a pre-test, post-test, and key vocabulary terms, Effective Assessment for Students With Special Needs helps educators make these weighty decisions with highly practical information such as: o Formal and informal methods of data collection o When to use various assessment practices and what they can show an evaluator o Standards for conducting assessments to ensure accuracy o Using data to make decisions about the education of students with disabilities and those who are gifted and talented

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781412938969
ISBN-10: 1412938961
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 10mm)
Pages: 144
Imprint: Corwin Press Inc
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Publish Date: 23-May-2006
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - James E. Ysseldyke

Jim Ysseldyke, Ph.D., is Birkmaier Professor in the Department of Educational Psychology, director of the School Psychology Program, and director of the Center for Reading Research at the University of Minnesota. Widely requested as a staff developer and conference speaker, Ysseldyke brings more than 30 years of research and teaching experience to educational professionals around the globe. As the former director of the federally funded National Center on Educational Outcomes, Ysseldyke conducted research and provided technical support that helped to boost the academic performance of students with disabilities and improve school assessment techniques nationally. Today, he continues to work to improve the education of students with disabilities. The author of more than 300 publications on special education and school psychology, Ysseldyke is best known for his textbooks on assessment, effective instruction, issues in special education, and other cutting-edge areas of education and school psychology. With A Practical Approach to Special Education for Every Teacher, Ysseldyke seeks to equip educators with practical knowledge and methods that will help them to better engage students in exploring-and meeting-all their potentials. Bob Algozzine is a professor in the Department of Educational Leadership at the University of North Carolina and project codirector of the U.S. Department of Education-supported Behavior and Reading Improvement Center. With 25 years of research experience and extensive firsthand knowledge of teaching students classified as seriously emotionally disturbed, Algozzine is a uniquely qualified staff developer, conference speaker, and teacher of behavior management and effective teaching courses. He is active in special education practice as a partner and collaborator with professionals in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg schools in North Carolina and as an editor of several journals focused on special education. Algozzine has written more than 250 manuscripts on special education topics, including many books and textbooks on how to manage emotional and social behavior problems.

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