Assessment in Special and Inclusive Education
James E. Ysseldyke
Publication Date :
1 Feb 2016
ASSESSMENT IN SPECIAL AND INCLUSIVE EDUCATION offers basic assessment information along with a handbook-style reference to comprehensive, frank reviews of the tests most administered in K'12 schools. Updated to reflect changes in the field, this edition brings to the forefront the important topics of MTSS/RTI and ELL -- while retaining key features that have made the text a classic. The authors focus on both classroom-based tests designed to inform instruction and intervention, as well as more formal standardized tests that are commonly used to determine eligibility for special education. Appropriate for novices and experts, this standard-setting text equips readers with the knowledge and tools to effectively and efficiently assess their students' skills and abilities. Featuring an emphasis on improved outcomes, it shows readers how to go beyond efforts designed to make predictions about students' lives to efforts that can make a difference in the lives of the students they serve.