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    What are the advantages and drawbacks of curriculum based assessment?

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    Advantages of CBAs (Curiculum based assessments)

    - Some believe CBAs are more valid because they are reflective of skills and behaviors in a child's natural environment with a typical care giver (authentic assessment)
    - Useful for ongoing intervention planning as well as accountability/ progress monitoring
    - Accommodations are built-into the environment, not into the assessment; philosophy is individualized
    - Providers may already be using CBAs for intervention planning

    It is desirable to agree on a common core of knowledge that teachers should teach and students should learn. Without common standards, it is difficult to ...

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    This solution outlines various advantages and drawbacks of curriculum based assessment.