Ch 7: AEPA Reading Endorsement 6-12: Data-Driven Instruction

About This Chapter

Take advantage of this chapter on data-driven instruction. Its engaging lessons and other study aids make learning about these topics for the AEPA Reading Endorsement 6-12 exam fun.

AEPA Reading Endorsement 6-12: Data-Driven Instruction - Chapter Summary

Review validity in assessments and expand on your knowledge of reading assessments by using the lessons in this chapter. When you are done, you will know more about these topics:

  • Creating individualized instruction
  • Utilizing cloze for assessment
  • Reliability and validity
  • Selecting literacy assessments for students
  • Planning language arts instruction

Acquire the right set of skills to correctly answer questions on the exam by reviewing the brief lessons in this chapter. See what knowledge you gained from the lessons by using the self-assessment quizzes and the chapter exam. Keep track along the way by using the dashboard.

7 Lessons in Chapter 7: AEPA Reading Endorsement 6-12: Data-Driven Instruction
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Validity in Assessments: Content, Construct & Predictive Validity

1. Validity in Assessments: Content, Construct & Predictive Validity

Ensuring that an assessment measures what it is intended to measure is a critical component in education. Assessment results are used to predict future achievement and current knowledge. This lesson will define the term validity and differentiate between content, construct, and predictive validity.

Purpose of Reading Assessments

2. Purpose of Reading Assessments

Assessments are an important part of instruction. Teachers use them for many reasons and using the right ones at the right time is a useful teaching skill. This lesson will outline types of reading assessments and when and why we use them.

Using Valid Scores to Create Individualized Instruction

3. Using Valid Scores to Create Individualized Instruction

In this lesson, we will explain how use valid scores on assessments. These scores can inform decisions about how to create an individualized approach to instruction for the student.

Using Cloze for Assessment

4. Using Cloze for Assessment

The cloze procedure is a useful tool for reading assessment. This lesson will detail several ways you can use the procedure to assess your students' reading comprehension and grammar skills.

The Relationship Between Reliability & Validity

5. The Relationship Between Reliability & Validity

Though reliability and validity are different from each other, they are still related. In this lesson, we'll look at the differences of and relationship between reliability and validity.

Selecting Appropriate Literacy Assessments for Students

6. Selecting Appropriate Literacy Assessments for Students

Assessment is a crucial aspect of literacy instruction, but choosing the right assessment makes all the difference. This lesson will cover how to select appropriate assessments for students.

Using Assessments to Plan Language Arts Instruction

7. Using Assessments to Plan Language Arts Instruction

Teachers make decisions about what to teach and when from many sources. One of these is using assessments. How does this work? This lesson outlines using assessments to inform instruction in language arts.

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