Large-Scale Assessments: A Teacher's Guide to Making Decisions About Accommodations

Edgemon, Elizabeth A.; Jablonski, Brian R.; Lloyd, John W.
January 2006
Teaching Exceptional Children;Jan/Feb2006, Vol. 38 Issue 3, p6
Academic Journal
The article presents guidelines and recommendations for teachers on making decisions about accommodating students with disabilities. Accommodation allows these students to demonstrate their knowledge on assessments without being disrupted by their defects. However, excessive or unneeded accommodations single out the students. Therefore, individual education program teams should take responsibility in choosing accommodation for the students. The types of accommodation discussed in the article include presentation accommodations, time accommodations, setting accommodations, response accommodations, and aid accommodations.


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