Ch 6: Conducting Assessments for Students with Cognitive Impairments

About This Chapter

In this chapter is an in-depth examination of ways to conduct assessments for students with cognitive impairments. Entertaining lessons, mini quizzes and other study resources ensure you have the knowledge needed to address this concept on a future test.

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.

6 Lessons in Chapter 6: Conducting Assessments for Students with Cognitive Impairments
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How Students Qualify for Special Education Services

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.

Students with Cognitive Impairments: Screening, Prereferral & Referral

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.

Administering Assessments in the Classroom

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.

Assessment Accommodations for Students with Disabilities

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.

Benefits of Using Assessment Data to Drive Instruction

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.

Testing Bias, Cultural Bias & Language Differences in Assessments

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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