ERIC Number: ED571661
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Abstractor: As Provided
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Assessment for Intervention: A Problem Solving Approach. Second Edition
Brown Chidsey, Rachel, Ed.; Andren, Kristina J., Ed.
National Professional Resources, Inc.
Problem-solving assessment is an essential component of multi-tiered systems of support such as response to intervention (RTI) and positive behavioral interventions and supports (PBIS). This authoritative work provides a complete guide to implementing a wide range of problem-solving assessment methods, including: (1) functional behavioral assessment; (2) interviews; (3) classroom observations; (4) curriculum-based measurement; (5) rating scales; and (6) cognitive instruments. Prominent experts demonstrate the key role of assessment throughout the process of supporting at-risk students, from identifying academic and behavioral problems to planning and monitoring interventions. Several chapters include reproducible forms that can be downloaded and printed. This updated second edition: (1) Reflects current education policy and best practices; (2) Contains an updated chapter on problem solving by Stanley Deno, including a revised model; (3) Discusses assessment in the context of multi-tiered systems of support in each chapter; and (4) Features a new chapter on working with culturally and linguistically diverse learners, and a new chapter on graphing student data. [For the first edition, "Assessment for Intervention: A Problem-Solving Approach," see ED489453.]
Descriptors: Educational Assessment, Intervention, Response to Intervention, Positive Behavior Supports, Problem Solving, Evaluation Methods, Functional Behavioral Assessment, Interviews, Classroom Observation Techniques, Curriculum Based Assessment, Rating Scales, Cognitive Measurement, At Risk Students, Learning Problems, Behavior Problems, Planning, Records (Forms), Educational Policy, Best Practices, Models, Student Diversity, Graphs
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General; Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Professional Resources, Inc.