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Accommodation (accommodation)


Definitions

Source: NEDM
An adjustment in instruction for a student based upon needs. These are outlined in an individual learning plan.


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AccommodationhasAssociatedIndividual Learning Plan
AccommodationhasAssociatedLearner
AccommodationhasAssociatedStudent Elementary Secondary
AccommodationhasAssociatedTest Assessment
AccommodationtypeInstructional Process Artifact

Attributes

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Assessment Special Accommodation

Assessment Special Accommodation

Source: Handbooks
The specific type of special variation used in how an examination is presented, how it is administered, or how the test taker is allowed to respond. This generally refers to changes that do not substantially alter what the examination measures. The proper use of accommodations does not substantially change academic level or performance criteria.

Code Set:

  • Additional example items/tasks - N/A
  • Adjustable swivel arm - N/A
  • Adjustable table height - N/A
  • Administration in several sessions - N/A
  • Answers written directly in test booklet - N/A
  • + 72 More Codes...
Assessment Special Accommodation Category

Assessment Special Accommodation Category

Source: Handbooks
The general type of special variation used in how a test is presented, how it is administered, or how the test taker is allowed to respond.

Code Set:

  • Scheduling accommodations - Accommodations used in the scheduling of the assessment.
  • Settings accommodations - Accommodations used in the setting in which the assessment is administered.
  • Student equipment/technology - Accommodations used by the students in all aspects of the assessment.
  • Test administration accommodations - Accommodations used in the administration of the assessment.
  • Test material accommodations - Accommodations used in the materials with which the assessment is administered.
  • + 1 More Codes...
Planned Assessment Participation

Planned Assessment Participation

Source: NEDM
The student's planned level of participation in statewide assessments.

Code Set:

  • Accommodations - English Language Learners - N/A
  • Accommodations - Students with Disabilities - N/A
  • Accommodations - Students with temporary or long-term disabilities and Section 504 students - N/A
  • Excused - During Testing - N/A
  • Excused - Prior to Test - N/A
  • + 1 More Codes...
Purpose of Assessment Special Accommodation

Purpose of Assessment Special Accommodation

Source: Handbooks
The primary reason the special accommodation for the assessment was offered to a student.

Code Set:

  • Other - N/A
  • Student's 504 status - N/A
  • Student's IEP and LEP status - N/A
  • Student's IEP status - N/A
  • Student's LEP status - N/A
Special Accommodation Requirements

Special Accommodation Requirements

Source: Handbooks
Specific requirements needed to accommodate a student's physical needs, which may include special equipment installed in a vehicle or a special arrangement for transportation.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A


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