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Revealing Minds: Assessing to Understand and Support Struggling Learners

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Revealing Minds is a practical, hands-on guide to assessing learning problems, based on the approach of All Kinds of Minds, the groundbreaking nonprofit institute co-founded by Mel Levine. Whereas most assessments of struggling learners focus on what is "broken" within a student and needs to be fixed, All Kinds of Minds has adopted a more positive and comprehensive approac ...more
Paperback, 326 pages
Published September 1st 2007 by Jossey-Bass (first published August 31st 2007)
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Lars Guthrie
Jan 26, 2008 Lars Guthrie rated it really liked it
A devout disciple of Mel Levine, Pohlman helped me to better come to terms with the All Kinds of Minds guru's theoretical framework for neurodevelopmental constructs. I'll be returning to this book often for definitions, specific descriptions of assessment methods (including standardized tests, and vocabulary that leads toward a clear understanding of learners' strengths and weaknesses. I particularly found Pohlman's overview of memory very helpful. His suggestions for broader neuropsych reports ...more
Sean
Nov 30, 2008 Sean rated it liked it
Pohlman makes a clear case for a positive assessment approach that “demystifies” a learner’s weaknesses and assets, with the aim of providing an effective prescription for instructional support. A neurodevelopmental framework is introduced to explain how to recognize the linkages between academic skills and neurodevelopmental functions through the use of appropriate assessment tasks. Pohlman promotes a phenomenological approach to understanding a student (by “splitting,” or breaking things down ...more
Kim
Dec 30, 2015 Kim rated it it was amazing
While this book might be perceived as having been written for school psychologists, the very idea of assessing for understanding learners is an approach and skill set that every educator needs in today's world of personalized, student-centered learning. Focusing on "high-incidence, low-severity" learning challenges, Craig Pohlman presents a readily accessible, highly practical framework and set of tools for those who are "curious about the root causes of a struggling student's learning challenge ...more
Kate
May 19, 2009 Kate rated it it was amazing
I needed help interpreting tests, reports, learning issues and cognitive development. This book was hugely readable and made neuroscience understandable -- how to evaluate learning issues comprehensible.
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I'm hoping to understand Jeremy's dyslexia and how his right-brain needs to learn.
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