Assessment in Special Education Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What are three important things teachers do as a part of all observational assessments?

Question 2 2. Mr. Sanchez made a list of things he needs to do prior to using an intentional observational assessment of his students. Evaluate his list and indicate the item that is the most important thing he needs to do before conducting the assessment.

Question 3 3. How is a formal assessment different from an informal assessment?

Question 4 4. What form of test does a teacher recommend if a student does NOT make progress after receiving academic modifications?

Question 5 5. What type of assessments are used to monitor student progress?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is NOT an informal assessment?

Question 7 7. What should a teacher do after he or she finds that some students have mastered a skill while others still need help?

Question 8 8. What is an incredibly important aspect of a career in education?

Question 9 9. Which of the following can assessment data help you identify?

Question 10 10. Which of the following would probably be the most appropriate response to a student's poor showing on a CBA probe?

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Question 11 11. In terms of curriculum-based assessment, a probe is a _____.

Question 12 12. Source materials for curriculum-based assessments will be _____.

Question 13 13. The purpose of aptitude tests is to:

Question 14 14. Three main types of standardized assessments used in schools are:

Question 15 15. No Child Left Behind (NCLB) was created so that:

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Question 16 16. What is a probe when used in the context of curriculum-based measurement?

Question 17 17. When creating probes to use in curriculum-based measurement, where should you get the material?

Question 18 18. What is the data gained from curriculum-based measurement useful for?

Question 19 19. Feedback is important because...

Question 20 20. The main difference between interim and summative assessment is...

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Question 21 21. If a teacher gives an exam and everyone fails, what should he/she do?

Question 22 22. ACTs and SAT 9s are examples of what kind of assessments?

Question 23 23. Formal and informal assessments are

Question 24 24. Which of the following are examples of informal assessments?

Question 25 25. A teacher sees a student pretending to be the main character in a story he or she has just read, acting out the book's events perfectly from beginning to end. Afterward, the teacher makes some notes about the student's relaying of the story and files them in his or her portfolio. Has an assessment been conducted? If so, what type?

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Question 26 26. What is a learning disability?

Question 27 27. How does a teacher know which students need extra help or intervention for a certain skill or concept?

Question 28 28. When you're creating a CBA probe, you want to remember to _____.

Question 29 29. Another name for standardized tests/assessments are also called:

Question 30 30. What is another name for curriculum-based assessment?

Assessment in Special Education Chapter Exam Instructions

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