TIMSS-R Results: American Schools Need Work In Math And Science
- High Low. // Time;1/14/1952, Vol. 59 Issue 2, p69
The article discusses the results of the draft deferment test given to 339,000 U.S. college students in spring 1951.
- International Study of Mathematics Achievement. Foshay, Arthur W. // Education Digest;Nov1967, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p40
The article focuses on the International Study of Achievement in Mathematics tests. These tests were administered simultaneously, after two years of development in 12 international centers, to 133,000 representative students in 5,300 schools in Japan, Belgium, the Netherlands, Australia,...
- NAEP Results Underscore Need to Up Writing Instruction. Manzo, Kathleen Kennedy // Education Week;8/6/2003, Vol. 22 Issue 43, p10
A few months after a national panel of experts and a survey of history teachers both lamented a lack of opportunities for students in the U.S. to develop and hone their writing skills, the latest results of the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) seem to offer more evidence of the...
- Where are we going with alternative assessment? And is it really worth our time? Bintz, William P.; Harste, Jerome C. // Contemporary Education;1994, Vol. 66 Issue 1, p7
Discusses alternative assessment in education. Reasons for the need to overhaul methods of educational assessment; Interrelationships between assessment and curriculum; Assessment methods for each subject areas.
- Urban Schools Show Progress in Math and Reading, Study Says. Branch, Al // Curriculum Administrator;Aug2001, Vol. 37 Issue 8, p13
Focuses on a study by the Council of the Great City Schools, which suggests that students in urban schools are making solid strides in mathematics and reading in the United States. Results of a report titled 'Beating the Odds'; Increase in National Assessment of Educational Progress scores;...
- The Power of Testing. Gandal, Matthew; McGiffert, Laura // Educational Leadership;Feb2003, Vol. 60 Issue 5, p39
Emphasizes the importance of education assessments of students in the U.S. Relevance of achievement testings; Implications of assessment results for teaching strategies; Role of standardized tests in monitoring and encouraging school improvement.
- Formative Assessment. // School Library Monthly;Mar2011, Vol. 27 Issue 6, p11
The article discusses the relevance of formative assessment to the evaluation of student growth in the U.S. It highlights two goals of the initiative which are to enable instructors to rethink, tailor or reteach misunderstood concepts and to give students the ability to support their...
- Ga. Suspends Testing Plans In Key Grades. Olson, Lynn // Education Week;4/16/2003, Vol. 22 Issue 31, p1
This article focuses on the suspension of most state tests in grade 1-8 in the year 2003 in Georgia, after discovering that some 270 test questions were available on an Internet site for students, parents, and teachers. All elementary and middle school students were to have taken the...
- Making Testing More Educational. Haney, Walt // Educational Leadership;Oct85, Vol. 43 Issue 2, p4
Focuses on the improvements being implemented on testing programs by different educational institutions in the United States. Limitations and malapropism of the term `educational testing;' Relevance of testing programs in promoting individual students' learning; Comparison of educationally...