Assessment

Informal Assessment for Transition Planning

An assessment resource that school-based personnel can use to determine or confirm transition strengths, preferences, interests and needs for appropriate transition planning in the IEP. A highly practical and useful resource in the IEP transition planning process for: Obtaining and confirming assessment information; Establishing some basic estimates of present level of functional achievement; Providing a set of motivating and engaging ...

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Building Number Sense Through the Common Core

The “math” is on the wall: unless our youngest mathematicians have a solid understanding of number sense, they have little hope of mastering the higher math that lies ahead. This essential resource helps you identify where K-3 students are likely to struggle, and then intervene with smart, targeted instruction. The authors provide: Teaching strategies that build number sense skills, including ...

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Strategies at Hand: Quick and Handy Positive Behavior Support

Strategies at Hand provides a quick overview of how to conduct a functional behavioral assessment, collect data, and much more. With this tabbed resource at their fingertips, teachers will never again have to search for effective behavior management strategies. The authors reintroduce the much-valued concept of convenience to teachers, paraprofessionals and related professionals who work with students with autism spectrum ...

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The RTI Approach to Evaluating Learning Disabilities

This book presents clear-cut procedures for using response to intervention (RTI) to determine a K-12 student’s eligibility for special education under the designation of specific learning disabilities (SLD). Comprehensive guidelines are provided for gathering student data in the course of interventions and ruling out causes other than SLD for academic problems. Special features include case examples, tips for creating individualized ...

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Responsiveness to Intervention: TEC Collection

This book presents a select set of articles taken from issues of TEACHING Exceptional Children that establish a cogent framework for understanding response to intervention (RTI) as a means of preventing academic failure and identifying students with learning disabilities (LD). The articles in the book have been selected because they embody the commendable components of best practice identified by the ...

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IEPs & CCSS: Specially Designed Instructional Strategies

The Common Core State Standards, which have been adopted in most states in the country, delineate the skills and knowledge that students are expected to possess at each grade level (K-12) in order to be college and career ready (CCR) by the time they graduate high school. They are designed to ensure that ALL American students–including students with disabilities– receive ...

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