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ERIC Number: ED516435
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Dec
Pages: 447
Abstractor: As Provided
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ISBN: ISBN-978-1-6062-3960-5
Academic Skills Problems: Direct Assessment and Intervention. Fourth Edition
Shapiro, Edward S.
Guilford Publications
This popular practitioner guide and text presents an effective, problem-solving-based approach to evaluating and remediating academic skills problems. Leading authority Edward S. Shapiro provides practical strategies for working with students across all grade levels (K-12) who are struggling with reading, spelling, written language, or math. Step-by-step guidelines are detailed for assessing students' learning and their instructional environment, using the data to design instructional modifications, and monitoring student progress. The research base for the approach is accessibly summarized. The companion workbook, available separately, contains practice exercises and reproducible forms. This new addition: (1) Incorporates the latest advances in evidence-based assessment and instruction; (2) Shows how the author's approach fits perfectly into a response to intervention (RTI) model; (3) Chapter and extended case example focusing on RTI; and (4) 30 of the figures, tables, and forms are new or revised. The Table of Contents contains: (1) Introduction; (2) Choosing Targets for Academic Assessment and Remediation; (3) Step 1: Assessing the Academic Environment; (4) Step 2: Assessing Instructional Placement; (5) Step 3: Instructional Modification I: General Strategies; (6) Step 3: Instructional Modification II: Specific Skills Areas; (7) Step 4: Progress Monitoring; (8) Academic Assessment within a Response-to-Intervention Framework; and (9) Case Illustrations . [For the companion book, "Academic Skills Problems. Fourth Edition Workbook", see ED516436.]
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: Students; Counselors; Teachers; Administrators; Researchers
Language: English
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