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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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.

Light’s Retention Scale (LRS-5)

Light warns us there is much to be considered before making the crucial decision to rrtention. Does the school feel good about the retention? This product has been added to your shopping cart. 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.

Retentino parents agonizing over the welfare of their kids.

Light’s Retention Scale

Wayne Ertention, PhD enlarge image. If any one of these does not, it is doomed. It is especially important for the youngster to feel good about this decision. Many students who become candidates for retention are the ones who either fail or refuse to turn in written assignments. He has developed a scale that is very helpful when parents and professionals work together to make the retention decision. We have seen good results, with lives changed for the better, in cases where children have been retained appropriately.


Intervention Resources There are no related products. If we buy into this way of thinking, it means we believe the child has all the abilities and skills needed to be successful, has no self-concept problems, is not dealing with any emotional issues, and just wants to be unsuccessful in school and in life. For More Information, Contact: Concentration and Retentiln is a new category added retentino the scale.

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. Light’s Rentention Scale Grade Retention. How do Sccale know if that’s the best thing to do? The root causes behind lack of success in school are not easily discovered.

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 Scle. Helps educators evaluate the pros and cons of grade retention for particular students.


Do you and your staff know the answers? Please login to verify purchasing qualifications. It’s a time of shattered dreams. 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.

Does the student feel good about the retention? Now principals and administrators have help in how to guide the team deciding whether to retain a student. Until the root causes of a child’s academic problem are found, retention will not only be wasted, but permanently damaging.

Light’s Rentention Scale | Grade Retention

Have comprehensive information for counseling students and parents. It’s an expression of frustration and anger about the fact that their children’s achievement problems haven’t been solved.

I want him to do well in school, but this has to be a terrible blow to his self-confidence, and it’s hard enough to keep him thinking positively about school. It is important to remember that uncompleted written assignments are not proof that a child is not learning.