The book covers:
- how to use both informal and formal assessment procedures
- frameworks for evaluating published and teacher-made assessments
- the professional development needs of any teacher involved in assessment
Ideal for those training to be specialist teachers of learners with dyslexia, this text is equally useful to all teachers and SENCOS (Special Educational Needs Co-ordinators) and complements the authors' book Teaching Literacy to Learners with Dyslexia to provide comprehensive guidance for assessing and teaching learners with dyslexic-type difficulties.
Sylvia Phillips is an experienced Special Educational Needs educator, and currently leads Glyndwr University's specialist course for teachers of learners with dyslexia. Kath Kelly is Programme Leader for the Masters in Specific Learning Difficulties, Manchester Metropolitan University. Liz Symes is Senior Lecturer in SEN (Special Educational Needs) and Professional Studies, Manchester Metropolitan University.
Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
Number of pages: 344
Dimensions: 232 x 186 mm
-Dr. Gavin Reid,
Independent Educational Psychologist
The book will be of significant use to all teachers who need information and guidance on how to assess for a purpose and the authors provide step by step instructions. Examples are provided to illustrate their points and any technical language is clearly explained. I agree with Dr Gavin Red that this book is a `must have' for schools. -- Special Educational Needs Magazine
This text would be useful in all schools as a reference book as well as a training manual. It would be equally useful for specialist teachers and psychologists and for those who are preparing to apply for the renewal of their Assessment Practising Certificate.-- Lois Hood
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