Test the Rest (Benchmark Assessment)

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Test the Rest (Benchmark Assessment) Ashley Scott SPE-512 Assessment in Special Education Grand Canyon University October 22, 2014 Benchmark Assessment This paper contains reports and observes two particular ting bias and strengths and weaknesses. can definitely be an advantage to the student and teacher. ibecircumstances in which students currently getting special education services were re-assessed. The first case study involves a 4 year old preschool student. The second case study involves a reevaluation of a 16 year old secondary student that to date is unsure where he wants to go after graduation. As a result he does not have a transition strategy in place. Due to confidentiality of the students, their real identities are not used in the following case studies. Case Study 1: Preschool Student currently in Early Childhood Special Education The reevaluation of the 4 year old preschool delayed student was monitored after receiving consent from the student's parent. Once consent was received the following report was conducted. Assessments Given Wechsler Preschool and Primary Scale of Intelligence 3rd Edition (WPPSI-III) “Use[s] age-appropriate word-based activities and mechanical, puzzle-like activities to test problem-solving skills. The assessments return scores involving verbal IQ and performance IQ, which may be broken down into several groupings” (Waltz, 1999). The test results for the Wechsler are in scaled format as well as IQ scores. The point of giving the WPPSI-III is “to measure intellectual abilities and academic achievement” of children 2.6 years to 7.3 years (Sellers, 2014). A composition of scores are included in this test for areas of Full Scale IQS, Performance, Verbal, Processing Speed Quotient, and General Language Composite. There are also subtests for the Wechsler which contains
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