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Classroom Assessment for Students in Special and General Education 3rd Edition by Cathleen Spinelli, ISBN-13: 978-0137050130

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Classroom Assessment for Students in Special and General Education 3rd Edition by Cathleen Spinelli, ISBN-13: 978-0137050130

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  • Publisher: ‎ Pearson; 3rd edition (February 25, 2011)
  • Language: ‎ English
  • 528 pages
  • ISBN-10: ‎ 0137050135
  • ISBN-13: ‎ 978-0137050130

The focus of this best-selling special education assessment book is on providing special and general educators with a variety of assessment procedures and directions on how to construct, administer, score, interpret, graph, monitor, write, and report assessment results. From this book, readers will come away knowing the latest in authentic, curriculum, and performance-based assessment measures with direct connections to instruction, IEP development, and reporting to parents; and new focuses on progress monitoring, Response to Intervention (RTI) and on the practical application of assessment results. Future educators will gain the pertinent skills necessary to effectively use assessment, particularly informal assessment, in understanding the needs of the whole student in today’s general and special education classrooms. With a fresh, new four-part structure, (Overview of the RTI and Special Education Process; Types of Assessment; Basic Skills and Content-Subject Assessment; and Special Focus Assessment), and thorough updates and revisions in every chapter, once again Spinelli’s text proves its worth in being one of the top-selling texts on assessment in special education, preparing today’s educators to instruct and assess diverse students in every type of classroom.

Now in its third edition, Assessment for Students in Special and General Education continues to provide a full-spectrum of assessment strategies supported by current research and best practices, with newly added focus on progress monitoring and Response to Intervention (RTI). The text remains as strong as ever on providing teachers with a variety of assessment procedures, and the directions on how to construct, administer, score, interpret, graph, monitor, write, and report assessment results. Future educators will gain the pertinent skills necessary to effectively use assessment, particularly informal assessment, in understanding the needs of the whole student in today’s general and special education classrooms. With a fresh, new four-part structure, (Overview of the RTI and Special Education Process; Types of Assessment; Basic Skills and Content-Subject Assessment; and Special Focus Assessment), and thorough updates and revisions in every chapter, once again Spinelli’s text proves its worth in being one of the top-selling texts on assessment in special education.

Table of Contents:

Brief Table of Contents

Part 1: OVERVIEW OF THE RTI AND SPECIAL EDUCATION PROCESS

Chapter 1: Early Intervening Services: Implementing Response to Intervention for Students who are At-Risk

Chapter 2: The Special Education Process: Assessment for Referral, Classification, Placement and Programming

Part 2: TYPES OF ASSESSMENT

Chapter 3: Standardized Assessment: Types, Scores, and Accommodations

Chapter 4: Informal Assessment: Selecting, Scoring, and Preliminary Data Collection

Part 3: BASIC SKILLS and CONTENT-SUBJECT ASSESSMENT

Chapter 5: Language Assessment: Oral and English Language Learner/Bilingual

Chapter 6: Reading Assessment

Chapter 7: Written Language Assessment

Chapter 8: Mathematical Assessment

Chapter 9: Content Area and Related Arts Assessment

Part 4: SPECIAL FOCUS ASSESSMENT

Chapter 10: Emotional, Social and Character Education Assessment

Chapter 11: Study Skills Assessment and Test Taking Skills

Chapter 12: Transition Assessment: Across the Ages

Cathleen G. Spinelli is a professor and chair in the Special Education Department at Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where she teaches undergraduate and graduate classes in assessment and teaching techniques. She has extensive experience working in the public school system, evaluating students from preschoolers to adults, as a certified school psychologist and educational diagnostician. She has enjoyed her years as both a special education teacher and a school administrator in the public school system. She is the author of another Pearson text, the recently published, Linking Assessment to Instructional Strategies: A Guide for Teachers.

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