I have seen many children score high on achievement tests at the end of a year even though they have a history of not completing their written work. Video Title Goes Here. The root causes behind lack of success in school are not easily discovered. For More Information, Contact: Has an effective plan of treatment been developed and accepted by both the professionals and the parents? If any one of these does not, it is doomed.
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Feshakar Add to cart Add to Wishlist Please login to add to wishlist. Demonstrate that your school staff follow the highest standards. Wayne Light, PhD enlarge image. Have comprehensive information for counseling students and parents. It is especially important for the youngster to feel good about this decision. It usually includes changes in family retentin at home, strong cooperation between school and home, some individual counseling for the child, as well as different teaching and relationship strategies at school.
If any one of these does not, it is doomed. Intervention Resources There are no related products. Show parents that the decision is based on best practices and research.
It can be completed quickly, is simple to interpret, and offers all the information needed for those involved in making a critical decision to feel confident that they have done the right thing for their student. This product has been added to your shopping cart. Retention is rarely a solution for under-achievement problems. Helps educators evaluate the pros and cons of grade retention for particular students.
Children must frequently hear, and sincerely believe, that their parents will continue to love them regardless of their success in school. I wish it were that simple. Light warns us there is much to be considered before making the crucial decision to retain.
Report any problems with this site to Webmaster sylviarimm. For some students, retention is both necessary and beneficial. Directory of Sensory Integration Certified Therapists. Do you and your staff know the answers? He has developed a scale that is very helpful when parents and professionals work together ,ights make the retention decision. Related Products There are no related products. I have seen many children score high on achievement tests at the end of a year even though they have a history of not completing their written work.
WPS Authors Meet our distinguished researchers and authors. You currently do not have the qualification level required to purchase the item and will cause a delay in the order processing. Does the school feel good about the retention? The decision may be difficult for the parents and the child, and the principal can help the family adapt to the decision.
We have seen good results, with lives changed for the better, in cases where children have been retained appropriately. Does the student feel good about the retention?
New edition now available. These causes hide deep in the subconscious minds of children. Provide legal justification for retention or promotion. This useful scale is an economical way to arrive at a sound decision regarding grade retention—a decision that takes into account the particular situation and the needs of the individual student. Once the root causes are identified, a plan can be developed. Many students who become candidates for retention are the ones who either fail or refuse to turn in written assignments.
Light's Rentention Scale | Grade Retention
About Dr. Learn more For some students, retention is both necessary and beneficial. The decision may be difficult for the parents and the child, and the principal can help the family adapt to the decision.
(LRS-5) Light’s Retention Scale, Fifth Edition
Nizshura What do I do? Do the parents feel good about the retention? I hear this question over and over each spring. Request a quote for the items currently in your cart. Does the school feel good about the retention?
LIGHTS RETENTION SCALE PDF
If so, all we would have to do is occasionally threaten children with retention, and good grades immediately would follow. Educational Assessment Service, Inc. This publication, or parts thereof, may not be reproduced in any form without written permission of the author. Children reetention are not adequately and effectively helped with their beliefs about retention usually suffer long-term self-concept problems, resulting in additional learning problems as the years go on.