Overview

Tier 1

Tier 2

Tier 3

Tier 4

 

Supporting your struggling learners Tier 4

 

Tier 4 - Mastery: Become an expert and learn how to administer, scoring, analyse results and monitor a student’s progress using the WIAT-III.

 

Our workshops

Tier 4 – WIAT-III Mastery course $750

Learn how to be confident and comprehensive in your practice and in your support of your students and colleagues using special education tools

 

Understanding the WIAT-III: Masterclass

This two-day workshop will dive deeper into administering, scoring, analysing results and monitoring progress using the WIAT-III. Our mastery course is limited to special educators and clinicians already at User Level B or above, who have some experience with the WIAT-III, or have attended our WIAT-III competency and proficiency/ABLE workshops.

Learning outcomes:

Day 1

  • Review and apply concepts associated with statistics and psychometrics in the context of the WIAT-III
  • Review ‘Response to Intervention’ and a template for the process of assessment
  • Review WIAT-III subtests and composite areas
  • Review administration guidelines
  • Practice administration of WIAT-III subtests and composite areas and understand the implications of assessing students
  • Scoring and calculating standard scores to compare student performance against others

Day 2

  • WIAT-III administration practice – full composite areas
  • Steps for interpretation of WIAT-III data and how to apply results in intervention planning
  • Using the WIAT-III to monitor progress of instruction and evidence-based intervention
  • Group evaluation of a WIAT-III case study

 


Pearson Clinical user levels explained

What is a user-level?

When you register with Pearson Clinical Assessment, you will be assigned an individual user-level. Your user-level is based on your profession and qualifications and is assigned to you upon submission of your registration. This determines what assessments you can order from Pearson Clinical Assessment.

A = No qualifications necessary

T = Teacher

B = Special Educator/Allied Health*

* Please note postgraduate training in advanced statistics, research methods and psychometric assessment use


 

Our courses are tiered from beginner to mastery, helping you build your experience and confidence as you teach.

Tier 1 - Beginner: An introduction to special education tools

 

Tier 2 - Competent: Learn about basic administration, scoring and interpretation guidelines of two of our most popular special education tools

 

Tier 3 - Proficient: Learn how to identify and assess a student’s cognitive ability, academic achievement, cognitive skills and social-emotional learning

 

Tier 4 – Mastery: Become an expert and learn how to administer, scoring, analyse results and monitor a student’s progress using the WIAT-III.


Pearson Clinical user levels explained

What is a user-level?

When you register with Pearson Clinical Assessment, you will be assigned an individual user-level. Your user-level is based on your profession and qualifications and is assigned to you upon submission of your registration. This determines what assessments you can order from Pearson Clinical Assessment.

A = No qualifications necessary

T = Teacher

B = Special Educator/Allied Health*

* Please note postgraduate training in advanced statistics, research methods and psychometric assessment use


Stewart D’Silva
Consultant Psychologist at Pearson Clinical

Stewart D'Silva is the Consultant Psychologist managing the Social-Emotional Learning and Special Education portfolio used by teachers, special educators and clinicians across Australia and New Zealand.

In addition, he works closely with teachers, special educators and leadership teams in schools across Australia and NZ to learn more about:

  • Best practice frameworks to support students that are struggling,
  • Best available tools available to screen, assess, intervene and monitor the progress of these students,
  • How to understand the information we collect in context of the child’s situation
  • Professional development opportunities to upskill special educators

Stewart is a registered psychologist in Australia and New Zealand and has years of experience in assessment and counselling work in primary, secondary, and tertiary education and private practice.