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GRAD > SPE G > 647

Assessment Based Instruction

This course focuses on using formal and informal assessment information to plan and evaluate instruction for diverse learners in urban classrooms. Primary emphasis is given to the interactive literacy elements of language, reading, writing and spelling. Students will examine and assess the relationships between the learner, the learners history, home and school environment and school instructional practices. Formal and informal assessments will be critiqued within the context of building as assessment/instruction cycle as a foundation for instructional practice. Students will be expected to have access to K-12 student work, which will be the basis of course assignments and projects.

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