Quickly acquire the knowledge and skills you need to confidently apply evidence-based interventions in academic settings
With the current focus on Response to Intervention (RTI) and evidence-based instruction in both general and special education, assessment professionals and educators alike require greater knowledge of effective instruction and intervention techniques. Written by two experts in academic assessment and intervention, Essentials of Evidence-Based Academic Interventions is an easy-to-use reference containing clear descriptions of research-based interventions for the academic areas of reading, writing, and math for professionals who work directly with children struggling in these areas.
Like all the volumes in the Essentials of Psychological Assessment series, each concise chapter features numerous callout boxes highlighting key concepts, bulleted points, and extensive illustrative material, as well as "Test Yourself" questions to help you gauge and reinforce your grasp of the information covered.
Essentials of Evidence-Based Academic Interventions puts at your fingertips the successful instructional techniques and materials necessary for accurate and effective use of evidence-based interventions in the areas of phonological awareness and beginning reading phonics, phonics and sight word instruction, reading fluency, vocabulary and reading comprehension, spelling, handwriting and written expression, basic math skills, and math problem-solving. General principles of effective instruction and the relevance of cognitive abilities to academic interventions are also included.
The authors also wrote (with Richard W. Woodcock) Essentials of WJ III Tests of Achievement Assessment, published by Wiley.
Other titles in the Essentials of Psychological Assessment series:
* Essentials of Assessment Report Writing
* Essentials of WISC(r)-IV Assessment
* Essentials of Cross-Battery Assessment, Second Edition
* Essentials of WJ III Tests of Achievement Assessment
* Essentials of WJ III Cognitive Abilities Assessment
* Essentials of Stanford-Binet Intelligence Scales (SB5) Assessment
* Essentials of School Neuropsychological Assessment
* Essentials of Processing Assessment
* Essentials of Creativity Assessment
* Essentials of DAS-II(r) Assessment
Federal laws such as No Child Left Behind mandate that schools demonstrate how federal funds are being spent on scientifically based programs, making it essential that practitioners know which procedures are most effective for improving academic performance.
Auteur Barbara J. Wendling
Auteur Nancy Mather
Date de publication 20.11.2008
Nombre de pages 306
Type de produit Livre de Poche
Dimension 217 x 20 x 139 mm
Poids du produit 347 g
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