Assessment

In this age of accountability, statewide student assessments have become a central focus every spring for students, teachers and families. High-stakes testing requires the school community to invest significant amounts of time and attention in this process, and so we want to ensure that students with and without disabilities have the best possible outcomes. For students with disabilities, it is important to make sure that testing accommodations are properly implemented so that they can fully demonstrate their knowledge and skills on these assessments. Preparation is the key to success!

High Stakes Testing and Accommodations: Prepare for Success!

In this age of accountability, statewide student assessments have become a central focus every spring for students, teachers and families. High-stakes testing requires the school community to invest significant amounts of time and attention in this process, and so we want to ensure that students with and without disabilities have the best possible outcomes. For students with… Read more

Assessment in Schools: Web Links

A few helpful websites focusing on assessment are: County Office.org: This website helps you find local government offices in your state, county, and city. If you’re trying to reach government offices anywhere in the Unites States, County Office can provide you with the most accurate, reliable, and up-to-date information available. Their database includes all types of… Read more

Self-Assessment

This instrument is designed to provide schools with a self-assessment instrument to guide a review of current practices regarding inclusive education. Stetson and Associates considers inclusive education to be synonymous with the requirements for the provision of education and related services in the least restrictive environment. Decisions about instructional setting are determined on an individual… Read more

21 Ways to Check for Student Understanding

This article includes several in-class tips for assessing during a lesson. This is a beneficial practice so teachers have a better understanding of how well their students are comprehending the material. Read more HERE… Read more

Using Video As A Powerful Self-Assessment Tool

Get off to a good start by reflecting on your teaching practices. Does your teaching style match the needs of all of the students in your classroom? Are you engaging all of your students during your lessons? If not, how will you know before it is too late? Engaging in self-assessment is a beneficial process… Read more

High-Stakes Testing and Accommodations

In this age of accountability, statewide student assessments have become a central focus every spring for students, teachers and families.  High-stakes testing requires the school community to invest significant amounts of time and attention in this process, and so we want to ensure that students with and without disabilities have the best possible outcomes.  For… Read more