Read Chapters 1 and 3 of your course text. Respond to the following questions and prompts.
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What is meant by “individual differences”? Give two examples and indicate why it is important to take individual differences into account as we endeavor to help students succeed in school.
How do educational personnel decide what support students need to succeed in school?
Provide two examples of how assessment practices have improved in recent years.
How do the major components of IDEA (individualized educational plan, least restrictive environment, protection in evaluation procedures, and due process) affect assessment practices?
The following activity is based on Chapter 2 of Salvia et al., 2017.
List and briefly describe the four major ways in which assessment information is collected.
List and briefly describe the seven kinds of decisions made using assessment information.
Describe the sequence of activities that take place at the pre-referral, eligibility, and reevaluation stages of the assessment process.
Review the ethical dilemmas (i.e., Dilemmas 1-6) presented toward the end of the syllabus. Choose one dilemma and answer the questions that follow. Cite which CEC and NEA ethical standards you are using to frame your response. THE CEC and NEA standards are accessible via Course Readings (Web links provided) on Blackboard. Finally, read “Teachers’ Ethical Dilemmas…” also accessible under Course Readings. This Part II activity is also your discussion question. Please respond here as well as in the Discussion Board area.
See attached assignment rubric.
Part I Read Chapters 1 and 3 of your course text. Respond to the following ques