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Course SummaryThis teaching resource helps special education teachers apply assessments in their classrooms. This comprehensive course outlines different types of learning assessments and offers relevant assessment strategies that can help you measure your students' social behaviors and academic proficiency.
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About This Course
This comprehensive teacher resource outlines the uses, purposes and benefits of special education assessments in the classroom. Containing engaging and comprehensive lessons written by expert special education instructors, this course outlines various types of learning assessments and helps special education teachers apply them in their classrooms. The course contains a number of chapters that examine important special education assessment concepts, such as assessment data, curriculum-based measurements, standardized testing and assessment strategies.
How It Works
The course provides comprehensive and engaging instruction on important topics related to educational assessments. In addition to bite-sized and easy-to-follow lessons, the course contains quizzes and chapter exams to help teachers retain the information they learn. Lessons can be accessed at any time using any computer or mobile device.
The course includes:
- Short and thorough video and text lessons that outline different types of learning assessments and techniques
- A course Dashboard and interactive video timelines that help teachers quickly find and study particular special education topics
- Self-assessment quizzes and practice tests to help teachers fully understand important definitions, concepts and strategies related to learning assessments
- Transcripts for video lessons that supplement the studying experience
How It Helps
- Improves student performance: Students will benefit from their teacher's abilities to assess their classroom performance and skills in several subjects.
- Educates teachers: These resources clearly outline the different types of assessments that are commonly used throughout education.
- Improves assessment abilities: Lessons help special education teachers improve their abilities to effectively assess their students' comprehension and skills.
- Addresses special education accommodations: The course addresses the role of assessments in the field of special education.
- Identifying types of assessment in education
- Examining standardized tests
- Recognizing assessment strategies their limitations
- Relating assessment to special education
- Evaluating curriculum-based measurements for reading, writing, math and social behaviors
- Analyzing assessment data to drive instruction
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