Modification

2015-07-07 14:48:06Uncategorized

Definition: Changes content in order to allow access and for the material(s) to be appropriate for the individual.

Why it matters: Modifications are required in order to provide FAPE.

Example of use: A student in a general education Geometry class is assessed by his ability to identify basic shapes only.

References:

Farah, Y. N. (2013). Through Another’s eyes: Modification or accommodation in standardized testing? Gifted Child Today, 36(3), 209-212.

Niebling, B. C., & Elliott, S. N. (2005). Testing accommodations and inclusive assessment practices. Assessment for Effective Intervention, 31(1), 1-6. doi:10.1177/073724770503100101

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