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Assessing Reading

Assessing Reading Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Academic Therapy Publications
Release : 2008
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book contains a collection of formal and informal reading assessments for use with students in Grades k-12. These assessments assist the teacher in targeting areas of strength and weakness, in monitoring student reading development, and in planning appropriate instruction. Unlike large-scale achievement tests, the majority of these assessments can be administered individually. Each assessment was selected because it measures an important research-based reading skill and because it is quick, reliable, and easy to use. Each assessment provides clear and accurate individual student information. The assessments included in this book are informal assessments designed to measure specific skills critical to successful reading. Some of the assessments are curriculum-based, while others are criteria-based, depending on the purpose of the assessment. Similarly, some assessments target specific skills, some are instruments for broader screening, and some can be used for both types of assessment. Spanish assessments are provided for the early grades where many students may still be in bilingual programs or may be receiving Spanish primary language instruction before transitioning to English programs. Profile Forms and Class Records found in the Appendix provide an easy way for teachers to summarize assessment results. Appended are: (1) core Reading Assessment Profile Forms; (2) core Reading Assessment Class Records; (3) Performance Criteria for Fluency and Fluency Scores: a Discussion; (4) Assessment-Driven Instruction: a Systems Approach; and (5) Resources for Assessing Reading. [Contributing authors include: Orna Lenchner, Michael Milone, and Jacalyn Mahler.].

Multiple Measures

Multiple Measures Book
Author : Joan Ardovino,John R. Hollingsworth,Silvia E. Ybarra
Publisher : Corwin Press
Release : 2000-03-31
ISBN : 9780761976806
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This easy-to-use guide to evaluating compensatory education programs offers a synthesis and an expansion of handouts, reports, graphs and charts, and communiques related to the authors' work with 50 school districts.

Early Reading Assessment

Early Reading Assessment Book
Author : Natalie Rathvon
Publisher : Guilford Press
Release : 2004-03-18
ISBN : 9781572309845
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This indispensable resource offers a cutting-edge framework and practical tools for screening and assessing K-2 students at risk for reading problems. Provided are critical reviews of 42 specific measures, selected for optimal technical quality and presented in a clear, standardized format. Encapsulated are the scientific basis for each instrument; the components of reading acquisition measured; administration, scoring, and interpretation procedures; the instrument's psychometric soundness and usability; linkages to intervention; source; and cost. Detailed case examples drawn from the author's practice help the reader better understand the type of information generated by each measure and demonstrate how results can be written up in a variety of effective report formats.

Resources in education

Resources in education Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2000-10
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Download Resources in education book written by , available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

Handbook of Reading Assessment

Handbook of Reading Assessment Book
Author : Sherry Mee Bell,R. Steve McCallum
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2015-07-30
ISBN : 1317619250
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

The Handbook of Reading Assessment, Second Edition, covers the wide range of reading assessments educators must be able to use and understand to effectively assess and instruct their students. Comprehensive and filled with numerous authentic examples, the text addresses informal classroom based assessment, progress monitoring, individual norm-referenced assessment, and group norm-referenced or ‘high-stakes’ testing. Coverage includes assessment content relevant for English language learners and adults. A set of test guidelines to use when selecting or evaluating an assessment tool is provided. New and updated in the Second Edition Impact on reading assessment of Common Core Standards for literacy; increased top-down focus on accountability and high stakes tests; innovations in computerized assessment of reading Latest developments in Response to Intervention (RTI) model, particularly as they impact reading assessment International Reading Association standards for reading educators and brief discussion of International Dyslexia Association standards Types of reading assessment, including discussion of formative versus summative assessment Expanded coverage of assessment of reading motivation Expanded coverage of writing assessment New and revised assessments across genres of reading assessment Companion Website: numerous resources relevant to reading and writing assessment; suggestions for evidence-based instructional practices that can be linked to assessment results; PowerPoint slides; test bank; study guides; application exercises

Transforming Schools

Transforming Schools Book
Author : Rachel Cohen Losoff,Kelly Broxterman
Publisher : Guilford Publications
Release : 2017-06-12
ISBN : 1462529577
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Presenting a unique team-based problem-solving model, this book shows how to turn K-8 school change from a daunting prospect into an achievable goal supported by a concrete plan. A framework is provided for addressing any schoolwide academic or behavior issue, from reading or math problems to concerns about school safety or tardiness. Four clear-cut steps are described: problem identification, problem analysis, plan development, and plan implementation/evaluation. User-friendly features include procedures for navigating each step, extended case examples, frequently asked questions, and 13 reproducible forms; the large-size format and lay-flat binding facilitate photocopying. Purchasers get access to a companion website where they can download and print the reproducible materials, as well as online-only practice exercises with answers. This book is in The Guilford Practical Intervention in the Schools Series.

Applying Research in Reading Instruction for Adults

Applying Research in Reading Instruction for Adults Book
Author : Susan McShane
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2005
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Download Applying Research in Reading Instruction for Adults book written by Susan McShane, available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

Literacy Assessment and Instructional Strategies

Literacy Assessment and Instructional Strategies Book
Author : Kathy B. Grant,Sandra E. Golden,Nance S. Wilson
Publisher : SAGE
Release : 2014-09-03
ISBN : 1412996589
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Literacy Assessment and Instructional Strategies by Kathy B. Grant, Sandra E. Golden, and Nance S. Wilson prepares literacy educators to conduct reading and writing assessments and develop appropriate corrective literacy strategies for use with their grade K–5 students. Connecting Common Core Literacy Learning Standards to effective strategies and creative activities, the book includes authentic literacy assessments and formal evaluations to support reading teaching in the elementary classroom. Initial chapters discuss literacy assessment and evaluation, data-driven instruction, high-stakes testing, and instructional shifts in teaching reading. Subsequent chapters focus on the latest instructional and assessment shifts, including pre-assessing literacy knowledge bases, using informational texts for vocabulary development, and close reading of text. Written by reading practitioners and researchers, this book is a must-have for novices as well as for veteran classroom teachers who want to stay on top of changing literacy trends.

Dyslexia School Based Screening Assessment and Intervention

Dyslexia  School Based Screening  Assessment  and Intervention Book
Author : Sandra Rief
Publisher : National Professional Resources, Inc.
Release : 2020-08-31
ISBN : 1938539273
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Although as many as 10-20% of students are affected by dyslexia, most teachers still receive very little (if any) training about this disorder. Much misinformation about dyslexia exists as well; and until very recently, even the term “dyslexia” was not being used in schools. Fortunately, this is changing. Today, there are a variety of evidence-based tools and programs that schools can use to catch dyslexia early, develop effective interventions, and help students with dyslexia thrive in school and beyond. In addition to listing over 100 specific screening, diagnostic, and assessment tools, this guide: summarizes what we know about dyslexia; discusses state-wide legislation and guidelines; identifies three steps for identifying dyslexia: presents an multi-tiered (RTI) framework for dyslexia intervention; recommends structured language programs and other interventions for students with dyslexia; lists additional online dyslexia resources.

Traditional and Innovative Assessment Techniques for Students with Disabilities

Traditional and Innovative Assessment Techniques for Students with Disabilities Book
Author : Festus E. Obiakor,Jeffrey P. Bakken
Publisher : Emerald Group Publishing
Release : 2021-08-11
ISBN : 1839098902
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This finely curated collection of thirteen chapters presents ideas and research on different disability topics from key leaders in the field of the assessment of children with disabilities. They help us to properly understand and compare traditional and innovative assessment techniques for students with disabilities.

Developing Vocabulary and Oral Language in Young Children

Developing Vocabulary and Oral Language in Young Children Book
Author : Rebecca D. Silverman,Anna M. Hartranft
Publisher : Guilford Publications
Release : 2014-11-17
ISBN : 1462518257
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book presents the most effective instructional strategies for promoting vocabulary growth in the early grades, when the interdependence of word learning and oral language development is especially strong. The authors guide teachers in choosing the best materials and in fostering home-school connections, and share six key principles for building vocabulary. Included are guiding questions; text boxes connecting vocabulary to the Common Core State Standards; examples from real teachers; reproducible checklists, rubrics, and other tools; and an appendix of additional vocabulary resources. Purchasers get access to a Web page where they can download and print the reproducible materials in a convenient 8 1/2" x 11" size.

Classroom Literacy Assessment

Classroom Literacy Assessment Book
Author : Jeanne R. Paratore,Rachel L. McCormack
Publisher : Guilford Press
Release : 2007-04-05
ISBN : 1593854382
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Showcasing assessment practices that can help teachers plan effective instruction, this book addresses the real-world complexities of teaching literacy in grades K-8. Leading contributors present trustworthy approaches that examine learning processes as well as learning products, that yield information on how the learning environment can be improved, and that are conducted in the context of authentic reading and writing activities. The volume provides workable, nuts-and-bolts ideas for incorporating assessment into instruction in all major literacy domains and with diverse learners, including students in high-poverty schools and those with special learning needs. It is illustrated throughout with helpful concrete examples.

High Leverage Practices for Inclusive Classrooms

High Leverage Practices for Inclusive Classrooms Book
Author : James McLeskey,Larry Maheady,Bonnie Billingsley,Mary Brownell,Tim Lewis
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2018-07-20
ISBN : 1351708716
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

High Leverage Practices for Inclusive Classrooms offers a set of practices that are integral to the support of student learning, and that can be systematically taught, learned, and implemented by those entering the teaching profession. The book focuses primarily on Tiers 1 and 2, or work that mostly occurs with students with mild disabilities in general education classrooms; and provides rich, practical information highly suitable for teachers, but that can also be useful for teacher educators and teacher preparation programs. This powerful, research-based resource offers twenty-two brief, focused chapters that will be fundamental to effective teaching in inclusive classrooms.

Learning Disabilities Second Edition

Learning Disabilities  Second Edition Book
Author : Jack M. Fletcher,G. Reid Lyon,Lynn S. Fuchs,Marcia A. Barnes
Publisher : Guilford Publications
Release : 2018-10-29
ISBN : 1462536379
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Reviewing the state of the science of learning disabilities (LD) and describing effective educational practices, this authoritative text has been significantly revised and expanded with more than 70% new material. Foremost LD experts identify effective principles of assessment and instruction within the framework of multi-tiered systems of support (MTSS). With a focus on what works in the classroom, the book explores the full range of reading, mathematics, and writing disabilities. It synthesizes knowledge from neuropsychology, cognitive neuroscience, and special and general education. Illustrations include eight color plates. As a special supplement, a chapter on the history of the LD field from the first edition is provided at the companion website. New to This Edition *Heightened emphasis on intervention, including significant new developments in reading comprehension and math. *Reflects major scientific advances in understanding LD. *Chapter on principles of effective instruction and MTSS. *Chapter on automaticity in reading, math, and writing. *Chapter on challenges in real-world implementation of evidence-based practices. *Chapter on the validity of the LD construct.

Using RTI in Secondary Schools

Using RTI in Secondary Schools Book
Author : Wayne A. Callender
Publisher : Corwin Press
Release : 2014-08-06
ISBN : 1452290539
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Effective use of RTI: your road map for reaching every struggling secondary student! Learn how to use a school-wide Response to Intervention (RTI) program to identify and help at-risk students. This comprehensive guide outlines every step of planning, implementing, and maintaining an RTI program at the secondary level, including: Combining two leading, research-based RTI approaches (Standard Protocol and Problem-Solving) to make the most of existing resources Introducing a universal screening process that identifies at-risk students Creating a comprehensive student intervention plan (iPlan) for each student Using program measurement and monitoring techniques Adapting RTI for Special Education programs

CliffsTestPrep RICA

CliffsTestPrep RICA Book
Author : Rhonda Byer,Karen Sekeres,Beth Andersen,Jerry Bobrow
Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Release : 2007-05-04
ISBN : 0544185714
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Why CliffsTestPrep Guides? Go with the name you know and trust Get the information you need--fast! Written by test prep specialists About the contents: Introduction * A description of the test and scoring * Strategies for all question types Part I: Analysis of Exam Areas * Multiple-choice questions and strategies for each domain * Essay questions, approaches, sample essays, and critiques for each domain * Case studies, approaches, sample essays, and evaluations Part II: Review of Key Concept and Assessments, plus a Glossary * Content specifications for all 4 domains * Review of key concepts and assessments, plus a glossary Part III: 2 Full-Length Practice Tests with Answers and Explanations Test Prep Essentials from the Experts at CliffsNotes?

Enhancing Instructional Problem Solving

Enhancing Instructional Problem Solving Book
Author : John C. Begeny,Ann C. Schulte,Kent Johnson
Publisher : Guilford Press
Release : 2012-05-25
ISBN : 1462506844
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book presents a schoolwide model of instructional support designed to make the most of available time, resources, and personnel—one that is also fully compatible with other problem-solving models, such as response to intervention. The authors provide a comprehensive and cohesive framework for linking assessment and intervention. They show how to interweave evidence-based instruction with targeted professional development and other components that support improved learning outcomes for all K–8 students. Helpful tables describe dozens of research-based assessments and interventions in reading, writing, and math. In a large-size format with lay-flat binding to facilitate photocopying, the volume includes more than 20 reproducible worksheets and forms. The companion website features additional reproducibles and supplemental materials for use in conjunction with the book. This book is in The Guilford Practical Intervention in the Schools Series.

RTI in the Early Grades

RTI in the Early Grades Book
Author : Chris Weber
Publisher : Solution Tree Press
Release : 2012-11-14
ISBN : 1936764067
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Explore why intervention and support for struggling students in the early grades are essential to student success. Teachers and support personnel will discover how to implement RTI-based supports in the early grades and learn what this prevention looks like. Find practical, research-based strategies to seal the gaps in student learning in grades K–3, identify students who need intervention, and more.

Teaching Readers of English

Teaching Readers of English Book
Author : John S. Hedgcock,Dana R. Ferris
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2018-02-13
ISBN : 1315465558
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

A comprehensive manual for pre- and in-service ESL, EFL, and EIL educators who work with multilingual students at the secondary and postsecondary levels, this text balances insights from reading theory and research with highly practical, field-tested strategies for teaching and assessing second-language reading that educators can readily adopt and adapt to suit their contexts and student populations. Teaching Readers of English is a complete "go-to" source for teaching reading and promoting classroom and professional literacies in an increasingly digital world. Offering principled approaches and methods for planning and delivering effective L2 reading instruction, the text includes pedagogical features, such as questions for reflection, further reading and resources, and application activities to develop purposeful classroom reading lessons in a range of contexts. Changes in the Second Edition: Updated and revised chapters on formative and summative reading assessment, developing vocabulary knowledge and grammatical skill, and cultivating extensive reading and literary appreciation Updated information on institutional settings and reader demographics New pedagogical features in each chapter, including Chapter Summaries, Further Reading, Reflection and Review, and Application Activities A streamlined chapter sequence to enhance the text’s usability

Visible Learning for Literacy Grades K 12

Visible Learning for Literacy  Grades K 12 Book
Author : Douglas Fisher,Nancy Frey,John Hattie
Publisher : Corwin Press
Release : 2016-03-29
ISBN : 1506344011
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Ensure students demonstrate more than a year’s worth of learning during a school year Renowned literacy experts Douglas Fisher and Nancy Frey work with John Hattie to apply his 15 years of research, identifying instructional routines that have the biggest impact on student learning, to literacy practices. These practices are “visible” because their purpose is clear, they are implemented at the right moment in a student’s learning, and their effect is tangible. Through dozens of classroom scenarios, learn how to use the right approach at the right time for surface, deep, and transfer learning and which routines are most effective at each phase of learning.