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Test Preparation

Tests, big and small, inspire fear in the hearts of many children and adolescents. What is a parent to do? We have gathered a number of articles to help you understand different kinds of testing including standardized and psychological assessments, as well provide ideas for soothing your child's anxious test-taking mind as they prepare for the next big test.

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  • 11.

    Factors That Influence Reliability

    Several factors can affect the reliability of a test (Mehrens & Lehmann, 1991; Sattler, 2001): Test length....

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
  • 12.

    Standards for Educational and Psychological Testing

    PURPOSE AND USE OF THE STANDARDS ADDITIONAL STANDARDS AND GUIDELINES IN TESTING TEST DEVELOPMENT NOTES The appropriate...

    Source: The Gale Group
  • 13.

    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
  • 14.

    Understanding Testing Lingo

    Validity and Reliability The instruments selected should be valid and reliable. Information relating to validity and...

    Source: Duke University Talent Identification Program
  • 15.

    Readiness Tests

    Schools frequently use the scores from readiness tests to judge whether children are 'ready' for kindergarten or are...

    Source: National Center for Fair and Open Testing
  • 16.

    Acing the PSAT: The Insider's Guide

    The PSAT can not only lead to potential scholarships for your college-bound teen, but it can help her prepare for the...

    Source: Education.com
  • 17.

    Preparing for Standardized Tests

    Standardized tests are a unique text genre, and they require readers and writers to do different things than they would...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
  • 18.

    Test Prep Options: What's Best For Your Teen

    Find out what kind of test preparation will work best for your teen.

    Source: Education.com
  • 19.

    Effective Classroom Practice: Evaluation

    External evaluation is often necessary for students to increase their competence level. Although they may be able to...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
  • 20.

    Taking the Angst Out of Analogies

    Many parents remember struggling with analogies when studying for college entrance exams. Now they've seeped down to...

    Source: Education.com