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Curriculum-Based Measurements for Math - Chapter Summary
Study curriculum-based measurements for math with this effective teacher resource. The chapter contains lessons that outline several math assessments, including the STAR math assessment. You'll learn strategies to evaluate math skills for students with special needs and other learning disabilities. Other lessons cover a variety of math instruction strategies for special education.
Lesson quizzes and a chapter exam are included to test your understanding of these math assessment concepts. You can print lesson transcripts to review important definitions and access these lessons at any time of day or night.
How It Helps
- Helps measure math skills: You'll learn how to use dynamic indicators to assess students' math skills.
- Details useful strategies: Lessons enable you to apply strategies to improve the math skills of your special education students.
- Builds awareness: The chapter builds your awareness of math assessments for students with learning disabilities.
This chapter is designed to help you:
- Assess research-based instructional strategies for mathematics
- Evaluate math strategies for special needs students and students with learning disabilities
- Explain the STAR math assessment
- Measure math skills using dynamic indicators of basic early literacy skills
1. Research-Based Instructional Strategies for Math
This lesson discusses research-based instructional strategies for math and why they're important. It also describes three specific instructional strategies and how they are used in the classroom.
2. Math Strategies for Special Education Students
Teaching mathematics in the special education classroom takes patience, creativity, and a variety of instructional strategies. Providing resources, using a multi-sensory approach to instruction, and frequent repetition are strategies that can help struggling students be successful in the math classroom.
3. Math Strategies for Students with Learning Disabilities
All students need strategies to find success in math, including those with learning disabilities. What kind of strategies work best? Read on to find out.
4. What Is the STAR Math Assessment?
STAR assessments are used to evaluate the progress of students from elementary school through high school. Find out more about the STAR Math assessment, how it's set up and why it is used with this article.
5. Measuring Math Skills with Dynamic Indicators of Basic Early Literacy Skills
DIBELS (Dynamic Indicators of Basic Early Literacy Skills) is a formal universal screening and progress monitoring tool for students in Kindergarten through sixth grade. In this lesson, we will learn more about DIBELS Math.
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Other chapters within the Special Education Assessment in the Classroom course
- Types of Assessment in Education
- Overview of Standardized Tests
- Assessment Strategies & Limitations
- Assessment & Special Education
- Curriculum-Based Measurement for Reading
- Curriculum-Based Measurements for Writing
- Curriculum-Based Measurements for Social Behaviors
- Analyzing Assessment Data to Drive Instruction