Formal & Informal Assessments for Learning Disabilities


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

2. Which of the following is NOT an informal assessment?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

There are various types of assessments that can be used in an educational setting to assist students with different types of learning disabilities. Answer quiz questions to measure your current level of understanding regarding this topic.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Quiz questions will test students on the following:

  • Definition of learning disability
  • Assessment used to monitor progress
  • Examples of informal assessments
  • Making changes to the curriculum
  • Testing used if interventions are unsuccessful

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure you draw the most important information from the lesson regarding types of informal assessments used by teachers
  • Defining key concepts - ensure you are able to define main phrases, such as learning disability
  • Knowledge application- apply knowledge regarding ways to monitor student progress

Additional Learning

Students can review the lesson titled Formal & Informal Assessments for Learning Disabilities to learn more about topics such as:

  • How a learning disability is diagnosed
  • Modification examples for a student who may have trouble learning about money
  • Definition of content
  • Formal versus informal assessments for learning disabilities