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Discusses in depth the 5 skills that students need to acquire to do better in science: acquisitive, organizational, creative, manipulative, and communicative.
How much does it cost to raise a child with special needs? The answer may depend on what state you live in.
Recently, media attention caught wind of some utterly bizarre, and unanswerable, standardized test questions. So what can you do if your child's stumped by crazy exam questions? Find out now.
This article opposes the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) and Reading First curriculum, which has changed the way literacy is taught in early childhood and
Reviews types of standardized tests that may be administered to preschoolers including readiness, achievement, screening, diagnostic, and intelligence tests.
Briefly discusses several recommended assessment standards to be used in early childhood settings including treatment utility and social validity.
Provides a description of six assessments commonly used in the preschool years to evaluate young children's language development.
Summarizes the purposes of error analysis and provides a list of errors that students commonly make in various mathematical areas.
Compares and contrasts a criterion-referenced test to a norm-referenced test and the benefits of the CRT.
Summarizes curriculum-based assessment, it's purpose and how it can be useful in the educational setting.
Summarizes frequent uses of standardized achievement tests including screening, determining eligibility, and monitoring progress.
Read about a variety of scores that can be used when interpreting students' test performance including the raw, percentage and derived scores.
Summarizes the use of a norm-referenced test which provides information on the relative standing of students.
Highlights the importance of reliability as one of the most important factors when selecting tests as well as sources of error in the assessment process.
Highlights three points about the relationship between intelligence test scores and school achievement.
Summarizes the issues that have arisen for special ed teachers under No Child Left Behind including high-stakes assessment and meeting adequate yearly progress.
Considerations when using accommodations in testing may include; they must be appropriate, they should be used in a fair manner, and should not be used in
Summarizes various ways to classify tests: by the construct the test purports to measure or by the measurement theory that underlies a test.
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