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Reading Instruction and Standardized Test Scores

standardized test to determine which teaching method was most viable would be helpful in assessing the reading skills of the third...

Problem Solving, Decision Making, and Test Scores

In five pages this paper discusses decision making, problem solving, and reading score decreasing as measured by the CTBS standard...

Primary and Secondary Reading Instruction Changes, Testing, and Higher Accountability

teachers hold a power that few others employ when it comes to molding young minds. Many within the academic community contend tha...

Racial Conflict, Diversity, and Standardized Testing

their effectiveness in the testing situation" (Steele et al, 1995, p. PG). III. METHODOLOGY The student may choose to empl...

Educational Ethical Issues: Standardized Tests

This 3 page paper gives an overview of the ethical education issue of standardized tests. This paper includes how the test scores ...

Research Design in Standardized Testing

In a paper of three pages, the writer looks at standardized testing. Program evaluation is used to examine the efficacy of standar...

The Effects and Impact of Technology on Standardized Test Scores: A Literature Review

including the SATs, the scholastic aptitude tests, which produce both math and written language skill subtest assessments (CEOFor...

Standardized Testing, Immigrants And ESL

other authors do not seem to consider in their discussions. In terms of language, for instance, a proficiency test measures the st...

Considerations in Standardized Testing

structures, are differentially activated when a story is interpreted. A students racial background and culture are particularly ...

Standardized State Educational Testing Issues Confronting a High School Principal

In seven pages this paper examines such issues as standardized testing preparation criticism, pressure to raise student scoring, a...

Uses of Standardized Testing in Education

In four pages this research paper examines standardized testing and its uses and considers studies which suggest that a new curric...

Public Schools in the State of Virginia

schools from grades K-12 was about 1.1 million during the school year 1998-1999, with these students attending 1,815 elementary, j...

Wechsler Intelligence Test for Children

This essay discusses a number of issues related to the Wechsler for Children and testing scores in general. It defines percentile,...

Hands On Instruction Increased Through Group Investigation

In fourteen pages this research paper discusses US test scores in a discussion of how in science and biology classrooms the group ...

Minority Students and Higher Accountability In Standardized Reading Tests

doing things that are developmentally inappropriate with students because they are trying to get through a certain amount of mater...

Article Analysis: An Unconventional Use for Standardized Tests

Therefore, the researchers must demonstrate the purpose of their study through arguments that support the use of standardized test...

Improving Public Speaking Skills among African American Students within a High School Institution

National Alliance of Black School Educators wrote in the 1984 text Saving the African American Child, "Low income, poor nutrition,...

Standardized Testing - Overview

under similar conditions and when responses are scored in the same way (FairTest, n.d.). Standardized tests include those devised ...

Questions on Statistics Topics Answered

79, 78, 50, 80, 98, 88, 79, 71, 57, 81, 41, 65, 50, 71, 91, 75, 60, 79, 79, 71, 65, 85, 64 for the following questions. Mean 71.88...

Elementary Education, Standardized Testing, and Grade Retention

In thirty pages this paper considers elementary schools' use of standardized testing such as the Iowa Test of Basic Skills in an e...

Analyzing Social Studies Education New Standards' Proposal

In nine pages this paper explores the state of Michigan's new standards proposal the includes a standardized curriculum and standa...

Alternative Assessment v. Standardized

at answers (Moore, 2003). As this indicates, alternative assessment is more subjective in nature than traditional forms of assessm...

The Debate About Standardized Testing

students really learn ("Readers Poll," 2006). The exact statement provided for readers to rate was as follows: "Standardized testi...

Standardized Testing Criticisms

In a paper of four pages, the writer looks at standardized testing. A favorable position is taken towards the use of such tests. P...

Reducing the Number of Hispanic High School Dropouts Proposal

drop out rate. Instead we must concentrate our efforts on improving the environment of our classrooms so that it does not discour...

Definition of Standardized Testing and Its Importance

studies have found that urban and rural students do less well on these tests than do suburban students (Wakefield, n.d.; St. Peter...

Reviews of Five Book Annotations

are numerous conditions and realities that Gardner (2000) examines and in one section, "The Forces that Will Remake Schools," he n...

Reading Instruction to a 5th Grade Boy Who Cannot Read

the sounds letters make. For him, a phonics program in which the starts out by learning letter sounds, how those sounds combine to...

At Risk Students and Reading Instruction

In seventeen pages this paper examined how to teach reading to at risk students in a consideration of how reading instruction can ...

Washington Elementary School

the proposal. It became part of the districts strategic plan as an indicator of success. The board supported this goal with $500,0...