Academic Skills Problems Fourth Edition Workbook

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Guilford Press, Nov 1, 2010 - Psychology - 190 pages
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The indispensible companion workbook has been fully updated along with Academic Skills Problems, Fourth Edition (9781606239605). Detailed how-to explanations and practice exercises help readers quickly develop proficiency in assessment and intervention. The Workbook also features ready-to-use, full-sized reproducibles.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
STEP 1 Assessing the Academic Environment
5
Teacher Interview
7
Academic Performance Rating Scale
27
Student Interview
33
Manual for the Behavioral Observation of Students in Schools BOSS
35
STEP 2 Assessing Instructional Placement
57
Reading
59
Summary Form for Academic Assessment
117
STEP 3 Instructional Modification
131
The FoldingIn Technique
135
CoverCopyCompare
141
STEP 4 Progress Monitoring
145
Graphing Data
147
Developing Local Norms
157
Using Goal Charts
163

Math
79
Spelling
97
Written Language
105
DataBased Decision Making
167
References
189
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Edward S. Shapiro, PhD, is Director of the Center for Promoting Research to Practice and Professor in the School Psychology Program at Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. He is a winner of the Senior Scientist Award given by the Division of School Psychology of the American Psychological Association and a past Editor of School Psychology Review, the official journal of the National Association of School Psychologists. Dr. Shapiro has written numerous books and other publications in the areas of curriculum-based assessment, behavioral assessment, behavioral interventions, and pediatric school psychology. He is best known for his work in curriculum-based assessment and nonstandardized methods of assessing academic skills problems. Among his many projects, Dr. Shapiro has recently completed a federal project focused on the development of a multi-tiered response-to-intervention (RTI) model in two districts in Pennsylvania. He has been working as a consultant to facilitate the implementation of RTI with the Pennsylvania Department of Education as well as with many individual school districts across the country. He also codirects a training grant from the U.S. Department of Education to train preservice school psychologists as facilitators and developers of RTI implementation.

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