State assessments are to be given to determine whether schools have been successful in teaching students the knowledge and skills for their enrolled grade as defined by the state content standards the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills or TEKS. Assessment decisions should not be made solely on the disability category or placement.
Defining Accommodations Are changes to instructional materials, procedures, or techniques that are made on an individual basis and allow a student with a disability to participate in grade-level or course instruction and testing.
Should be evaluated regularly to determine effectiveness and to help plan for accommodations the student will need each year. Are not changes to the content being assessed and should not replace the teaching of subject-specific knowledge and skills as outlined in the TEKS. Should not be provided to an entire group of students, such as those in the same class or with the same disability.
Necessary for every student; Changes to the performance criteria of an assignment or assessment; Changes to the content being assessed and should not replace the teaching of subject-specific knowledge and skills as outlined in the TEKS; Should not be provided to an entire group of students; Intended to provide a student with a disability an advantage; Should not be provided to a student without evidence of effectiveness from year to year.
Accommodations provided to students during classroom instruction and testing may differ from those allowed for use on statewide assessments; Should not discourage the use of appropriate accommodations during instruction; Opportunity to learn verses measuring mastery of state-mandated curriculum.
Testing Accommodations After determining the instructional accommodations that are effective for a student, determine whether the accommodation s are allowed on a statewide assessment. The Accommodation Triangle organizes accommodations for students with disabilities by type in accordance with the specificity of the eligibility criteria and the need for TEA approval.The STAAR is quickly coming for It is a rigorous state test for Texas students.
One of the best things Texas has done is allowed students with disabilities to have accommodations during the test. STAAR ACCOMMODATIONS October 26, Event # TEA’s Student Assessment Division. This indicates that an allowable general accommodation STAAR writing and English I-III writing section Revising passages, revising questions, and embedded.
accommodation is available on paper, online, or both. Some accommodations are applicable to STAAR, STAAR Spanish, TELPAS, or any combination of these 3 programs. EL students whom the LPAC recommends the use of any accommodations for any reading or writing assessment, may not exit. *These Designated Supports are allowable for TELPAS ASSESSMENT ACCOMMODATIONS QUICK VIEW.
If a student cannot access STAAR with or without allowable accommodations, he or she must be receiving the following services in order to consider STAAR A: Students with identified disabilities who are receiving special education services.
A Section plan helps your child get accommodations (changes in how content is taught, supported, or tested) that will help them participate in the classroom or other school activities. Children might receive services for many reasons.