Special Education Assessment

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Special Education Personnel and Procedures
By Jennifer Oden
Learn who the personnel are at a school who are involved with psychological assessment, implementation and planning of learning programs and the student support system. It also serves as a solid primer on student special education eligibility, individual education plans (IEPs), and services overview.
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Assessing Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students
By Jennifer Oden
Assessing students who are culturally and/or linguistically diverse can be challenging. This article covers aspects of acculturation, bilingual assessment and translation, and "Fair Assessment Procedures that can prove helpful in a diverse school setting.
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Response to Intervention (RTI) in Archdiocesan Schools
By Jennifer Oden
This article discusses the use, or non-use, of the Response to Intervention (RTI) model in Archdiocesan schools and some of the considerations around implementation. It discusses further how STEP is essentially the Archdiocese’s answer to the public school’s RTI.
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How to Help Students Make Academic Progress
By Jennifer Oden
There are various theories around what best motivates students to learn. This article defines and summarizes a handful of the most widely used theories that can help teachers and parents set a student on a track to make clear academic performance with the right underlying motivations.
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