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Description - Effective Assessment of Students by Shireen Pavri

Situated in a Response-to-Intervention framework, this textbook presents an overview of research-based assessment techniques for both general and special educators who work with students struggling with academic and behavioral difficulties. While covering a wide range of standardized, informal, alternative, ecological, and curriculum-based assessments, this book focuses on three core elements of the Response-to-Intervention approach: an emphasis on student outcomes, systematic and data-based decision making, and teamwork.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780137147809
ISBN-10: 0137147805
Format: Paperback
(232mm x 187mm x mm)
Pages: 264
Imprint: Pearson
Publisher: Pearson Education (US)
Publish Date: 27-Dec-2010
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Shireen Pavri

Shireen Pavri, Ph.D., is Associate Dean of Graduate Studies and Research, and Professor of Special Education at California State University, Long Beach. With a focus on special education and school psychology, Dr. Pavri's expertise and research interests are in the areas of effective assessment of students from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, response to intervention models, and facilitating the social and emotional functioning of students with mild to moderate disabilities. She has assisted several school districts with implementing a Response to Intervention model. Dr. Pavri brings an international perspective to her work, having taught in cross-categorical and multilingual special education programs, and provided remedial and consultation services to students with learning disabilities and their families in Mumbai, India.