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Praxis Exam on Assessments-Special Education

assessment process of using student behavior and perormance to make educational decisions
measurement the process of determining the ability or performance level of students
adaptive behavior the ability to adapt to the enviroment bt developing indepedent social and behavior and by adjusting to changes in the enviroment
curriculum-based assessment an evaluation approach that measures performance based on progress in the curriculum rather than in relation to the scores on the test.
inclusion involves participation of children and youth with disabilities in the general classroom and in the general curriculum with the appropriate aids and services
mainstreaming refers to retaining students with disabilities in the "mainstream"of education rather than placing them in seperate programs
family educational and privacy act ensures privacy and access rights for students and parents
individuals with disabilites education act requires permission for testingrequires and IEPcalls for participation in regular classroom
infants and toddlers program requires assessing family needs and developing and individual family service plan
screening identifying potential problems that may need assessing
determining eligibility to decide who qualifies for services
instructional intervention to obtain data for making instructional decisions
measuring progress to assess performanceto see if the student is acheiving IEP goalsto monitor program effectiveness
child-study teams coordinate screeningand other activities associatedwith identifying students with disabilities
screening instruments easy test that are judged by using techniques given individualy or in a group
eligibility process determines the nature and severity of a learning problem and deciding eligilibity for special education services
individual educational program the document that guides the development and implementation of the instructional intervention program and process of measuring students progress
instructional intervention uses the curriculuum based assessment that is a regular part of daily instruction
measuring progress involves ongoing evaluation and periodic measurement of overall performance
full inclusion attaining the greatest intergration possible for all, even students with severe disabilities
team assessment a process that involves all teachers in the evaluation process
pass/fail grading involves establishing min criteria for receiving a passing grade
multiple grading allows teachers to assign grades in more than one area
compentency based grading student is graded based on performance
contract grading have teacher and student sign a contract that describes the work a student will complete in a cetain time
descriptive grading relies in the descriptive comments that a teacher makes of a students performance
level grading the teacher individualizes grading by the level of difficulty
mastery level/criterion grading relies in content or skills divided into specific components
shared grading two or more teachers to assign a grade
progressive improvement grading giving students feedbackand instruction on tests and learning activities throughout the grading periods
Created by: anaryb