children benefit by being retained. (Should have no 5’s circled on the recording form.) 9 – Good retention candidate. When a child within this range is retained . This new edition of the Light’s Retention Scale includes over quality research studies on school grade retention. An analysis of these studies produced Light’s Retention Scale is a research-based tool to aid school administrators in making the decision about whether to promote or retain a student.
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The decision may be difficult for the parents and the child, and the principal can help the family adapt to the decision. Light warns us there is much to be considered before making the crucial decision to retain. Remember me on this computer. Does the lifhts feel good about the retention?
Light’s Retention Scale
Now principals and administrators have help in how to guide the team deciding whether to retain a student. For some students, retention is both necessary and beneficial. What do I do? 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 retnetion individual student.
Register Create account to purchase products, view sample materials, request quotes, and more. Provide legal justification for retention or promotion. Do you and your staff know the answers?
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This scale looks at age, sex, knowledge of the English language, zcale size, present grade placement, previous retention, brothers and sisters, parents’ school participation, child’s life experiences, family moves, school attendance, intelligence, history of learning disabilities, present level of academic achievement, student’s attitude about possible retention, student’s interest in schoolwork, immature behavior, emotional problems, and history of serious behavior problems.
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Have comprehensive information for counseling students and parents. Profes-sionals just recently have discovered that 97 percent of the children who avoid their schoolwork have problems related to self-concept or self-concept problems with emotional overlays. New edition now available. This is a major frustration for teachers.
The livhts causes behind lack of success in school are not easily discovered. Does the student feel good about the retention?
Light’s Retention Scale (LRS-5)
Register For New Account. Video Title Goes Here. A 2-day workshop designed to provide clinical training. It’s an expression of frustration and anger about the fact that their children’s achievement problems haven’t been solved. It usually includes changes in family patterns at home, strong cooperation between school and home, some individual counseling for the child, as well as different teaching and relationship strategies at school.
It is important that child, parent, and teacher each feels good about the retention. Concentration and Focus is a new category added to the scale.
Has an effective plan of treatment been developed and accepted by both the professionals and the parents? Needless to say, Dr. There is no media.
It provides an understanding of the advantages and disadvantages of grade retention for a given child because it is based upon the needs of the child in that specific setting. The decision to retain a student is a decision that must not be made lightly.
It’s parents agonizing over the welfare of their kids. Causes and Curesis an excellent source to help parents and teachers work together to determine the causes of the underachievement.
Light’s Rentention Scale | Grade Retention
Do not show me again. Until the root causes of a child’s academic problem are found, retention will not only be wasted, but permanently damaging.
It is especially important for the youngster to retentioon good about this decision. By Age Range 0 to 5 years 6 to 12 years 13 to 18 years 19 years and up.