Ch 7: Education Assessments for Emotional Impairments

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Education Assessments for Emotional Impairments - Chapter Summary

Our interesting chapter presents the educational assessments used for emotional impairments. Take your time as you study topics such as student qualifications for special education services and the screening and referral processes used for students with emotional impairments. After you've worked through this chapter, you should be ready to:

  • Classify and assess students with emotional impairments
  • Understand the importance collaboration plays in student assessment
  • Differentiate between different types of measurements
  • Collect and measure social behavior data in the classroom
  • Outline the standards that apply to psychological and educational testing
  • Identify some of the assessment accommodations used for students with disabilities
  • Discuss the use of formative assessments in special education
  • Explain the role of cultural bias, language differences and testing bias in assessments

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8 Lessons in Chapter 7: Education Assessments for Emotional 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.

Importance of Collaboration in Student Assessment

2. Importance of Collaboration in Student Assessment

Collaboration in student assessment is essential and can take many forms, such as the contributions of students, parents, teachers, and other staff to the assessment process.

Types of Measurement: Direct, Indirect & Constructs

3. Types of Measurement: Direct, Indirect & Constructs

How do you measure psychological traits? In this lesson, we'll look at how psychologists measure traits, including direct and indirect observation. We will also explore why psychological traits are so difficult to measure.

How to Measure & Collect Social Behavior Data in the Classroom

4. How to Measure & Collect Social Behavior Data in the Classroom

In this lesson, we will look at how to collect and measure data of social behaviors in the classroom. We will also identify how to recognize behaviors that should be measured and other factors that warrant attention.

The Standards for Education & Psychological Testing

5. The Standards for Education & Psychological Testing

Standards for Educational and Psychological Testing tells readers everything they need to know about testing accurately and ethically, from classroom to counseling office to career.

Assessment Accommodations for Students with Disabilities

6. 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.

Formative Assessments in Special Education

7. Formative Assessments in Special Education

In this lesson, teachers will learn about using formative assessments in the special education classroom. This lesson also will cover special considerations for students with learning disabilities and provide examples of formative assessments.

Testing Bias, Cultural Bias & Language Differences in Assessments

8. 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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