ERIC Number: ED483698
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Mar-1
The 2004 Administrator's Guide to Idaho Alternate Assessments in Reading, Language Arts & Mathematics.
Idaho State Department of Education
Idaho Alternate Assessments (IAAs) are part of Idaho's statewide assessment system. Alternate assessments were developed for students with significant disabilities. This manual provides information on understanding, preparing for, and conducting an IAA. The contents of the manual include the following: (1) The Idaho Statewide Assessment System; (2) General Information About Idaho Alternate Assessments; (3) Conducting an IAA--Aligning the IEP with Alternate Knowledge and Skills; (4) Conducting an IAA--Collecting Data & Information; (5) Conducting an IAA--Determining Ratings; (6) Inter-rater Reliability Sampling; (7) Considerations Regarding IAAs; (8) IAA Results--Proficiency & Adequate Yearly Progress; (9) Commonly Asked Questions [Revised 2004]; and (10) Helpful References. A glossary is also included. Appended are: Alternate Content Knowledge and Skills; Alternate Sample Applications; and Idaho Alternate Assessments (IAA): A Guide for Teachers 2004. (Contains 22 tables.)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Authoring Institution: Idaho State Dept. of Education, Boise.