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Education Evaluations

There are a variety of ways to assess student achievement and knowledge, but the most common and least expensive is standardized testing. Learn ways to discuss testing of academic skills and evaluation with your child's teachers. Be an advocate for your child to make sure they're being assessed in ways that measure their competencies and learn strategies for teaching your child to be more successful with tests and evaluations.

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  • 11.

    Types of Grading Schemes

    The table below lists and describes different current approach to grading and provides the historical background for...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
  • 12.

    Test Prep on a Budget

    Competition for college admissions has hit an all-time high this year, as universities report record applications from...

    Source: Education.com
  • 13.

    Error Analysis of Mathematics

    The purposes of error analysis are to (1) identify the patterns of errors or mistakes that students make in their work,...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
  • 14.

    Curriculum-Based Assessment

    Curriculum-based assessment (CBA) is an approach to linking instruction with assessment. CBA has three purposes: (1) to...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
  • 15.

    Grading in Special Education

    Consider the following parable (Gallagher, n.d.): Statureland is an island nation with one major industry–purple...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
  • 16.

    Legal Context of Grading

    Education law, and therefore the legal context for grading, differs from state to state. You must check grading policies...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
  • 17.

    Informal Methods of Assessment

    Informal assessment is a procedure for obtaining information that can be used to make judgements about children's...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
  • 18.

    Is High-Stakes Testing Cheating Your Kid?

    High stakes test results from a teacher's class can make or break a career, not to mention a school's budget. This...

    Source: Education.com

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