Ms. Lopez has sized up her class and has begun to set up individualized assignments. She makes it clear that she doesn't expect carefully done work from the "slow learners" but does from the fast learners."
Seeing the student's behavior and thinking "Oh boy, this one is going to need alot of extra help and attention." The teacher's thought best illustrates which of the following effects?
To determine whether this student is easily distracted, the teacher should do which of the following?
Observe the student during individual and group activities.
During early assessment, prejudgments are most likely to affect which feature of the decisions a teacher makes?
Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of early assessment?
Concentrates on students' cognitive behaviors
What is the main disadvantage of informal observation?
Many important student behaviors may not be observed.
Teachers' initial impressions often influence the way they interact with their students so that they students begin to behave in the way the teachers expected them to behave. This phenomenon is called the:
Logical error occurs when a teacher gathers assessment information that is:
unrelated to the pupil characteristic of interest.
"I can tell by the way a student dresses how well they will perform in my class."
When a student is identified as possibly having a special need that impacts his or her learning, the law requires
Formal assessment of the student that is nondiscriminatory and is conducted by a multidisciplinary team.
Which of the following is NOT included in an Individual Education Plan (IEP)?
Legal code that enables a classroom teacher to unilaterally change the IEP when disagreements or implementation challenges arise.
Informal observation gives the teacher great control over the student behaviors observed.
The impressions formed by teachers in the first few days of school change greatly during the year.
The initial impressions of students formed by teachers are generally very accurate.
Bias in assessment information leads to decisions about students that are unreliable.
It is good assessment practice to supplement informally gathered information with more formally gathered information.
A teacher who collects student information in a planned and systematic manner is more likely to implement accurate and valid early assessments.
Teachers rely heavily on informal observations when conducting early assessments.
Students don't typically know that teachers are sizing them up and don't receive any indication of how teachers feel about them.
The best and quickest way to learn about students is to ask past teachers about their performance and behavior.
Teachers should treat initial impressions as reliable truths about students.
Classroom teachers are rarely called upon to assess or accommodate students with special needs.
When assessing a student who may have a disability, multiple sources of evidence must be collected to confirm the need.
What students learn from formal school instruction is called
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