Assessment and Diagnostic Testing as a Special Education Teacher (Primary)
Annette will outline a variety of assessment methods including informal and formal procedures. We will learn how to use assessments to establish a baseline for students, identify needs and track and monitor progress. Tests covered include YARC, Dyslexia Portfolio, Test 2r and Smart Moves.
On week two, Annette will outline a variety of assessment methods including informal and formal procedures. We will learn how to use assessments to establish a baseline for students, identify needs and track and monitor progress. Tests covered include WIAT 3, WRAT 5 and Drumcondra early literacy and numeracy test.
Presenter Biography- Annette Ormond, Grad Dip. SEN, M.Ed ASN.
I am a primary teacher working in schools for the past seventeen years. I am a passionate lifelong learner and am currently completing a Masters in Educational Leadership through Waterford Institute of Technology and studying towards a degree in psychology. I have completed many different courses in the area of educating children with Special Educational Needs and I have significant and varied experience in the area. I believe wholeheartedly in the difference we can make in the lives of people with many additional needs through our understanding and our knowledge. I worked with the Dyslexia Association of Ireland for eight years and was awarded the IATSE Testimonial and Award for excellence in Support Teaching in 2017 when studying in University College Dublin and the Louise Madigan Bursary Award for research in education in 2021.
|02-05-2024 7:00 pm
|09-05-2024 8:00 pm