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Conducting Assessments for Students with Cognitive Impairments - Chapter Summary
Study ways to conduct assessments for students with cognitive impairments from home or on-the-go. This chapter offers online access to engaging lessons you can review anytime to better understand testing bias, qualifications for special education services and much more. Upon completion, you will be able to:
- Explain requirements necessary for students to qualify for special education services
- Describe the screening, prereferral and referral processes for students with cognitive impairments
- List tips for identifying students with cognitive impairments
- Share strategies for administering assessments in the classroom
- Discuss strategies for implementing assessment accommodations for students with disabilities
- Identify and describe the benefits of using assessment data to drive instruction
- Outline ways testing bias, cultural bias and language differences can impact assessments
This chapter ensures you have access to all the learning and study tools you need to prepare for your test. In addition to examining the lessons, feel free to test your knowledge of their contents by taking multiple-choice quizzes. For a comprehensive review of ways to conduct assessments for students with cognitive impairments, be sure to take our practice exam. These tools are accessible 24/7, making it easy to study anytime your schedule allows.
1. How Students Qualify for Special Education Services
Understanding how students qualify for special education services can seem like an overwhelming task, but it doesn't have to be. In this video, we will break down the basics of special education qualification in the K-12 public school system.
2. Students with Cognitive Impairments: Screening, Prereferral & Referral
If you are a teacher of young children, then you are often on the front lines in terms of identifying cognitive impairments. This lesson discusses what is involved in screening and referring students for evaluation.
3. Administering Assessments in the Classroom
While many students would probably prefer to go without them, assessments are an essential part of education. In this lesson, we look at how to properly administer assessments of all types in the classroom.
4. Assessment Accommodations for Students with Disabilities
Looking for ways to assist students with disabilities during assessments? This lesson discusses concepts of assessment accommodations for students with disabilities and provides tangible ideas for implementation.
5. Benefits of Using Assessment Data to Drive Instruction
Assessments are powerful tools that can give you precise data about student learning. Using that data to drive instruction is incredibly important for effective teaching. This lesson will detail some benefits of using data to drive instruction.
6. Testing Bias, Cultural Bias & Language Differences in Assessments
Assessments are used to gain useful information about test-takers' knowledge, skills and progress. Sometimes, however, the results of these assessments are incorrect due to biases. This lesson will differentiate and discuss types of testing bias and differences among test-takers that may lead to testing bias.
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Other chapters within the MTTC Cognitive Impairment (056): Practice & Study Guide course
- Normal & Abnormal Human Growth & Development
- Factors Impacting Development & Learning
- Characteristics of Cognitive Impairments
- Effects of Cognitive Impairments on Learning & Life
- Types of Assessment for Students with Cognitive Impairments
- Interpreting & Communicating Educational Assessment Results
- Identifying & Planning for Students with Individualized Education Plans
- Instructional Planning in Special Education
- Strategies for Learning Environment Management in Special Education
- Individualizing Instruction for Students with Cognitive Impairments
- Teaching Communication Skills In Special Education
- Self-Advocacy for Students with Impairments
- Curriculum & Teaching Strategies for Students with Disabilities
- Teaching Life Skills to Students with Special Needs
- Behavioral Interventions for Students with Special Needs
- Supporting Life Transitions for SPED Students
- Developing Partnerships to Support Students as an Educator
- Communicating with Students & Families in SPED
- Educational & Legal Reform for Students with Special Needs
- Professional Issues for Teachers in Michigan
- MTTC Cognitive Impairment Flashcards