These tests are used to measure a specific ability, for example, fine-motor ability.
A student who is reading with 95% accuracy is at what level?
Jean, the principal at Mountain Top School, wants to streamline the RTI process in his building. He’s requiring all students with similar reading challenges to be grouped together and receive interventions through a commercial curriculum the district has purchased. All students will be progress-monitored using the materials that come with the curriculum. Mr. Jean’s philosophy is most closely aligned with which RTI model?
When a teacher evaluates her students’ ability to read a map of bus routes while the class is in the bus terminal, the teacher is using what type of assessment to evaluate these skills?
What term refers to a student using inner language concepts and applying them to what is heard?
Which of the following is an invalid way to assess decoding?
Curriculum-based measurement evaluates student performance against
Which of the following is not a requirement under IDEA 2004?
This line shows average performance on a graph and changes every time data are entered.
When are summative assessments given?
When measuring student progress against an objective, which of the following is the teacher using?
Which of the following represents ways that spelling errors may be evaluated?
Which of the following is a problem related to norm-referenced testing?
Which of the following is an invalid way to assess reading comprehension?
By subtracting a student’s pretest score from the posttest score and dividing by the standard error of the difference score, you achieve this score.
Who might deliver and monitor Tier II interventions in the RTI model?
Conducting a task analysis allows the teacher to do which of the following?
Which of the following progress monitoring tools is not commercially available and provided with norm-referenced data?
Margot is experiencing difficulty with decoding using the general education curriculum so the reading specialist began to provide services for her in a small group in the classroom to provide more intensive practice. At what level of the RTI model is Margot being served?
When teachers adapt or modify the content of the curriculum, the instructional methods they use, or the assessment used with a student, it is called which of the following?
This process was used to identify students with disabilities by comparing a student’s cognitive ability with his or her academic achievement to determine if a significant difference between the two exists.
This type of assessment is a brief test containing items that survey a range of skill levels, domains, or content areas. They are typically used to determine weak areas.
Use the graph to answer the following question. According to the graph, it could be said that on days 1–6:
In determining significant difference between scores, a significant difference at the .05 level indicates which of the following?
This is the first score to be calculated and is used to determine the standard score.
These instructional methods are used in the Tier I RTI model and meet the needs of the majority of students.
Morgan is using visual inspection to determine if Mary has made progress on her behavior goals. Mary’s goal was to reduce out-of-seat behavior to no more than 2 occurrences each day. Which of the following graphs ideally represents Mary’s trend line?
The following is totaled in order to determine the scaled scores for a given subtest.
This measure uses the mean (i.e., average) of the baseline and compares it with the mean of the intervention.
Which of the following is something you might find in a portfolio assessment?
This instrument is consistent with Cattell-Horn-Carroll (CHC) theory of cognitive abilities and comes with extended tests to further test specific skills and abilities.
What type of data gathering tool would a teacher use if they wanted to find out what types of books their students like to read?
A score or number that the student must reach in order for the determination to be made that progress is occurring as a result of intervention.
On this instrument, the student reads stories aloud to the teacher, who scores rate, accuracy, fluency, comprehension, and overall reading ability.
Which of the following indicates when diagnostic instruments may be used?
Within the RTI framework, this allows decisions to be made about when a student’s current educational program needs to be changed through ongoing data collection.
Non-standardized methods of assessment are called which of the following?
Tier III interventions in the RTI model are typically delivered by what type of school personnel?
When carefully administered, these tests are specifically designed to yield reliable and valid information by comparing a student with their peer group.
Once the raw score has been determined, this is often completed on a separate form allowing the team to determine the educational needs of the student.
This instrument measures a student’s verbal comprehension skills by presenting the student with a series of stimuli and asking the student to discriminate a given stimulus that best represents an orally stated word.
Michael receives additional support for noncompliant behavior. Prior to intervention his average number of incidents of noncompliant behavior was 18. Following the intervention, the number had decreased to 11. What is the percent change following intervention?
A writing sample from a fifth-grade student is an example of which of the following?
The percentile ranking of a student on a standardized diagnostic test indicates which of the following?
These tests measure how well students adapt to different environments.
The goal against which progress is measured in curriculum-based measurement is known as which of the following?
Kiddle believes that each child who is experiencing difficulty in school should be individually evaluated to determine what interventions might address their unique needs. Mr. Kiddle’s philosophy is most closely aligned with which RTI model?
The most important step for teachers learning new diagnostic instruments is which of the following?
This provides information about all students in the general education classroom to determine if any are at risk or are below the level of expected performance for their grade.
This is used to determine current areas of strength as well as future potential.
Describe some similarities and differences between norm-referenced assessments and curriculum-based assessments. Give two examples of each in your response. Your response should be written in complete sentences adhering to correct grammar and mechanics, with 400-500 words.