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Assessing Your Struggling Learner

Vol. 96, Prg. 16–20
April 5–9, 2010

Special Needs Coordinator Faith Berens joins Mike Farris on the program this week to discuss why regular assessments can be an asset as you teach your struggling learner! She explains how to use testing to track progress, different methods of assessment, and accommodating your student in test-taking.

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Embrace The Test
Make An Assesment
The Diagnostic Advantage
Fill In The Oval
How To Help


Faith Berens
Faith Berens Faith Berens has 13 years of teaching experience in both public and private Christian schools serving as a Reading Recovery® teacher, reading specialist, and educational therapist. Her areas of expertise are early childhood literacy, reading assessment, and the identification and remediation of reading difficulties. She recently earned her master’s degree in reading from Shenandoah University. Faith joined the HSLDA team of Special Needs Coordinators in 2008 and also works as a private educational consultant, evaluator, and tutor. Some of her passions include reading for pleasure, singing, traveling, nature/science, leading Bible studies, and teaching reading to primary age children.

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