Flashcards in WoodCock Johnson Notes Deck (37):
What is the standard score (Mean) of a woodcock Johnson Achievement/Cognitive Test?
What is the standard Deviation (Mean) of a woodcock Johnson Achievement/Cognitive Test?
90-110 falls in which description of the WCJ?
80-89 falls in which description of the WCJ?
70-79 falls in which description of the WCJ?
69 and below falls in which description of the WCJ?
Before getting started withe a WCJ complete data on the front of the ___________ record.
T or F, An examiner of the WCJ may administer the test in any order, but in most cases the order is followed.
True, In most cases, the subtests are given in the order established in the manual
• An examiner can administer the tests in any order
Where do I start the subtest of a WCJ?
Remember the lavender box
• The lavender box shows suggested starting points by grade level
• Often wise to start a few years than student’s current grade placement for special education assessments
• Ensures that the basal level is attained
What is a basal level and where do I find the criterion?
Point where the student meets the basal criterion
which is listed in the test record section (each subtest # varies)
What is a ceiling in relation to the WCJ and what is the criterion?
The highest level of functioning for a student and the point at which you stop a test; when a student misses 6 consecutive items.
5 common student needs to attend to before testing:
glasses, hearing aid, hunger, fatigue, restroom.
If the tab on the WCJ has a clock that means....
it is timed.
If the tab on the WCJ has a book that means it requires the....
Student Response Booklet
If the tab on the WCJ has headphones that means the subtest has an....
Audio recorded test.
What two instruments are included in the Woodcock Johnson-III?
1. Tests of Cognitive Abilities
2. Tests of Achievement
T or F, Due to our license we will only be using the standard battery of assessments.
True, Due to our license we will only be using the standard battery of assessments.
What are the five principle components of a WJ test?
1. Test books
2. •Examiner’s Manual
3. •Technical Manual
5. Test Record
T or F, anyone who understands the administration and scoring procedures can administer the WJ test.
True, anyone who understands the administration and scoring procedures can administer the WJ test.
T or F, anyone can interpret the WJ test results.
False, usually graduate training in school psychology or in some instances professional licensure in test administration is required.
When relaying the results, who are you comparing the student's scores to?
The norms for their age and grade level.
Grade based norms include which three areas?
2. Two year College
3. Four year College
Age based norms range from....
2-90 years old
Which norm do test authors reccomend school based questions be based upon.?
Which two norms make most sense to parents?
Age and Grade based norms
Which score will we ignore?
Which score is reported to school?
Which score is used to predict functioning on tasks similar to the assessed ability.
Relative Proficiency Index
Which score is a measure of language proficiency?
Which commonly reported score represents the percent of distribution that scored at or below the level of performance
•For example, if a student scored at the 55thpercentile, she performed as well or better than 55% of the scores in the distribution
T or F, Distance between percentile ranks increases as distance away from the mean increases, which makes the data misleading.
True, distance between percentile ranks increases as distance away from the mean increases, which makes the data misleading.
The Achievement of the WJ focuses on which 3 Skills?
1. Basic Skills
For a determining Intellectual Disability the manifestation must be in...
For determining Specific Learning Disability the manifestation must be in....
One specific area
The three language areas the WJ measures are...
1. Letter-Word Identification
2. Understanding Directions
3. Passage Comprehension
The three math areas the WJ measures are....
2. Math Fluency
3. Applied Problems