EQUALS Assessment Videos


The following four Equals Assessment videos were created by Bridges’ consultant, Christy McDonald, for Alberta teachers of students with significant disabilities using the AbleNet Equals math teaching resource. Materials mentioned in these videos are available only in the Equals math kit and through access to the members only resource.


EQUALS ASSESSMENT PART ONE

Part One of this video series provides an introduction to the assessment component of Equals Math and focuses on:

  • why it is important that teachers complete an individualized assessment
    for each student
  • how teachers can use the information from these assessments and 
  • other types of assessments that can be done on an ongoing basis using
    Equals Math.

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EQUALS ASSESSMENT PART TWO

Part Two of this video series explores the following aspects of the Equals Assessment:

  • placing students in Equals Math
  • assessment materials
  • assessment subtests
  • typical and adapted items

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EQUALS ASSESSMENT PART THREE

Part Three of this video series examines how to score the Equals Assessment and find the starting place for individual students.

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EQUALS ASSESSMENT PART FOUR

Part Four of this video series highlights assessment tips including:

  • time saving steps for administering the Equals Assessment
  • ideas for assembling assessment kits
  • sharing other Equals resources

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