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ERIC Number: EJ1208739
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2019
Pages: 11
Abstractor: ERIC
ISSN: ISSN-0040-0599
RISC: Four Steps for Interpreting and Communicating High-Stakes Assessment Results
Blackwell, William H.; Stockall, Nancy
TEACHING Exceptional Children, v51 n4 p265-275 Mar-Apr 2019
It is the responsibility of special educators to understand and interpret the results of high-stakes assessments for educational purposes and for communication to parents. To help teachers understand and accurately communicate high-stakes testing results, the authors describe a set of research-based strategies in the "RISC" process: Review, Interpret, Streamline, and Communicate. Through the RISC process, special educators can be better prepared to collaborate with parents to interpret and use the results of statewide high-stakes assessments. The RISC process provides teachers with several strategies and tools to assist them in evaluating the degree to which their state's assessment score reports align with research and recommended practices for reporting assessment results to parents, and in interpreting and communicating the results to parents.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
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