Description - Inclusive Assessment and Accountability by Andrew T. Roach
Practitioners need reliable methods for accurately measuring the progress of all K-12 students in district- and statewide assessments--including those students who face obstacles to ordinary testing. This important book provides step-by-step guidelines for choosing appropriate accommodations and alternative testing practices for students with mild to severe disabilities as well as English language learners. The authors also outline strategies, including universal design principles for instruction and assessment, to ensure that students with diverse needs are given access to the general education curriculum. Practical and user friendly, the book includes up-to-date information on policy mandates, detailed case studies, and reproducibles. The large-size format and lay-flat binding facilitate photocopying. This book is in The Guilford Practical Intervention in the Schools Series.
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Author Biography - Andrew T. Roach
Sara E. Bolt, PhD, is Assistant Professor of School Psychology at Michigan State University. While completing her graduate studies, she worked as a research assistant at the National Center on Educational Outcomes and as a school psychologist at Heartland Area Education Agency. Dr. Bolt currently conducts research on testing accommodations for students with disabilities, as well as on educational assessment practices for special populations more generally. Andrew Roach, PhD, is Assistant Professor in the Department of Counseling and Psychological Services at Georgia State University. His research focuses on alternate assessments and the alignment between standards, assessments, and classroom instruction. He is a recipient of the Early Career Publication Award from the Division for Research of the Council for Exceptional Children. Before receiving his doctorate, Dr. Roach taught elementary and middle school for 9 years.