Assessments & Eligibility for Special Education Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. An ecological assessment is a comprehensive process in which data about _____ is collected.

Question 2 2. How can an ecological assessment help improve the educational performance of a student?

Question 3 3. How can an ecological assessment be used to compliment an Individualized Education Program?

Question 4 4. Examples of accommodations for physically disabled students include _____.

Question 5 5. A versatile and adaptable example of an assessment accommodation for a student with a psychological disability is _____.

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Question 6 6. Differentiation is the _____ to meet the needs of all students.

Question 7 7. What is one reason girls are less likely to be identified for special education than boys?

Question 8 8. Which group is not more likely to be identified as requiring special education services?

Question 9 9. How might limited English proficiency contribute to a student being unnecessarily referred for special education?

Question 10 10. When an assessment has similar administration procedures, instructions and questions, it is considered to be a _____ assessment.

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Question 11 11. A parent is confused by her child's score on two exams testing knowledge of musical terminology. On the first test, the child scored a 90. On the second test, the score was 30. What aspect of the test is the parent questioning?

Question 12 12. The most important quality of a good assessment is _____.

Question 13 13. Which of the following statistical tools has a standard deviation of 1 and a mean of 0?

Question 14 14.

Calculate the z-score using the following data:

Raw score is 75, mean is 50, and standard deviation is 10

Question 15 15. Which of the following statistical tools is used to represent standardized test results by ranking student performance on an equal interval scale of 1-9?

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Question 16 16. The early intervention process used to identify students with education needs that is followed prior to special education referral is known as _____.

Question 17 17. Why are Individualized Education Plans (IEPs) designed for each individual student?

Question 18 18. Which of the following is NOT a category under which a student can qualify for special education services under IDEA?

Question 19 19. What type of assessments are used to monitor student progress?

Question 20 20. What term means to change curriculum to help students find academic success?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is NOT an informal assessment?

Question 22 22. What is the best definition of data-driven instruction?

Question 23 23. What are three major reasons for standardized testing?

Question 24 24. What is the end result of comparing data?

Question 25 25. Which of the following BEST describes the central focus of conversations with colleagues about test scores?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following BEST describes multiple measures when it comes to student assessment data?

Question 27 27. Which of the following is TRUE about ability tests?

Question 28 28. Which of the following is an example of information that might be included in an ecological assessment?

Question 29 29. Physical disabilities _____.

Question 30 30. Which of the following is a boy less likely to be identified as needing services for?

Assessments & Eligibility for Special Education Chapter Exam Instructions

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