Book Title: Assessing Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students: A Practical Guide (The Guilford Practical Intervention in the Schools Series)
Publisher: The Guilford Press
Author: Robert L. Rhodes
This is the first book to present a practical, problem-solving approach and hands-on tools and techniques for assessing English language learners and culturally diverse students in K-12 settings. It meets a crucial need among practitioners and special educators working in today's schools. Provided are research-based, step-by-step procedures for conducting effective interviews with students, parents, and teachers; making the best use of interpreters; addressing special issues in the prereferral process; and conducting accurate, unbiased assessments of academic achievement, intellectual functioning, language proficiency, and acculturation. Among the book's special features are reproducible worksheets, questionnaires, and checklists--including several in both English and Spanish--in a ready-to-use, large-size format.
This book is in The Guilford Practical Intervention in the Schools Series, edited by T. Chris Riley-Tillman.