In this article, Dr. Michael Hart provides a breakdown of the four key components—information gathering, intellectual testing, academic testing, and an assessment of cognitive and language processing—for a standard educational evaluation. With a deeper understanding of these evaluations, parents are better equipped to work with schools to use the results to help inform actionable items that will help struggling readers succeed in the classroom and beyond.
Your Struggling Reader Has Been Evaluated. Now What? is the second article in a two-part series about learning evaluations via edCircuit. Check out part one, What to Consider When Seeking an Evaluation for Struggling Readers, for additional information.