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Alternate Assessment for Students with Significant Cognitive Disabilities:

Title 2 :
An Educator's Guide
By:
Harold Kleinert & Jacqui Farmer Kearns
Details:
Paperback
Year:
2010
Pages:
345
Size:
10" x 7"
ISBN:
9781598570762
Item Code:
AASC
Price: $36.95
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Alternate Assessment for Students with Significant Cognitive Disabilities: An Educator’s Guide is a practical resource designed to help for K-12 teachers develop fair and valid assessments for students with significant cognitive disabilities who must be assessed according to the alternate achievement standards.

Authors Harold L. Kleinert and Jacqui Farmer Kearns, offer this guide as a follow-up to thier book, Alternative Assessment. In it, they provide detailed, step-by-step lessons in several content areas to help teachers and other school staff learn to modify instruction and assessment in order to ensure high-quality instruction that leads to student learning, regardless of the student's age or ability level.

This teacher-friendly book explains:

  • The main principles of alternate assessment, including historical foundations and guiding ideas
  • How to align instruction to the CCS in all of the major content areas
  • How to increase access to the general education curriculum through a four-step process
  • How to link IEPs to appropriate grade-level standards
  • How to teach life skills, self-determination and social skills alongside academic lessons
  • Guiding special education law
  • What research still needs to be done

This is an essential book for any teacher or IEP team member who works with or is responsible for assessing students with significant cognitive disabilities.

 

 

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