Reading Assessment

Reading Assessment

A groundbreaking integrated approach to reading assessmentthat addresses each child's unique Learning Profile Fifteen to twenty percent of our nation's children have readingdifficulties. Educational evalua-tors must be able to use progressmonitoring and diagnostic tools effectively to identify studentswho may be at risk, evaluate the effectiveness of school-widereading programs, and suggest interventions that will improvereading skills. Written from a strengths-based perspective,Reading Assessment: Linking Language, Literacy, andCognition is the first book of its kind to present aresearch-based, integrated review of reading, cognition, and orallanguage testing and assessment. Author Melissa Lee Farrall explores the theoreticalunderpinnings of reading, language, and literacy, explains thebackground of debates surrounding these topics, and providesdetailed information and administration tips on the wide range ofreading inventories and standardized tests that may be used in areading psychoeducational assessment. With a focus on how to craftprofessional evaluation reports that illuminate a student'sstrengths—not just weaknesses—Reading Assessmentenables school psychologists and diagnosticians, readingspecialists, and special education professionals to conductevaluations and develop effective interdisciplinary remedialrecommendations and interventions. Clear, engaging, and inviting, Reading Assessmentfeatures: Case examples and practice exercises Chapter-opening reviews of each theory Strengths, weaknesses, and potential problems of tests and theirinterpretations Chapter-ending review questions that foster skill developmentand critical thinking Comprehensive information on more than 50 different assessmenttests Reading Assessment is an invaluable resource that helpsprofessionals gain the knowledge and skills to confidentlyinterpret test results and prepare detailed and effectiveevaluation reports designed to meet each child's unique needs as alearner.

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Publisher John Wiley & Sons
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Pages 408 pages
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