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Cathleen G. Spinelli is a professor and chair in the Special Education Department at Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where she teaches undergraduate and graduate classes in assessment and teaching techniques. She has extensive experience working in the public school system, evaluating students from preschoolers to adults, as a certified school psychologist and educational diagnostician. She has enjoyed her years as both a special education teacher and a school administrator in the public school system. She is the author of another Pearson text, the recently published, Linking Assessment to Instructional Strategies: A Guide for Teachers.
Brief Table of Contents
Part 1: OVERVIEW OF THE RTI AND SPECIAL EDUCATION PROCESS
Chapter 1: Early Intervening Services: Implementing Response to Intervention for Students who are At-Risk
Chapter 2: The Special Education Process: Assessment for Referral, Classification, Placement and Programming
Part 2: TYPES OF ASSESSMENT
Chapter 3: Standardized Assessment: Types, Scores, and Accommodations
Chapter 4: Informal Assessment: Selecting, Scoring, and Preliminary Data Collection
Part 3: BASIC SKILLS and CONTENT-SUBJECT ASSESSMENT
Chapter 5: Language Assessment: Oral and English Language Learner/Bilingual
Chapter 6: Reading Assessment
Chapter 7: Written Language Assessment
Chapter 8: Mathematical Assessment
Chapter 9: Content Area and Related Arts Assessment
Part 4: SPECIAL FOCUS ASSESSMENT
Chapter 10: Emotional, Social and Character Education Assessment
Chapter 11: Study Skills Assessment and Test Taking Skills
Chapter 12: Transition Assessment: Across the Ages