State Interest in Putting Test Online Grows
- `But You Didn't Tell Us You Were Giving a Test Today!'. Nuzum, Margaret // Instructor-Intermediate;Jan/Feb99, Vol. 108 Issue 5, p32
Discusses techniques on how examination can be used as a tool to stop the excuses and get the focus on learning among students in the United States. How a teacher can focus on teaching and keep students on track on the subject matter; Details on how to help students foster a positive attitude...
- Just Say No–To Testing. Poftak, Amy; Kennedy, Kristen // Technology & Learning;Oct2002, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p64
Focuses on the issues related to the development of nationwide tests in the U.S. Refusal of the students to take the tests; Credibility of the rating performance of the tests.
- Districts Beginning to Scale Back On Tests to Lighten School Burden. Galley, Michelle // Education Week;9/19/2001, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p1
Reports the need for students to meet state requirements to scale back on the number of tests in the United States. Decision of the school board to do district tests; Accounts on the state-mandated exams; Result of the legislation reauthorizing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.
- Does Prepping for High-Stakes Tests Interfere with Teaching? Buell, Nancy; Crawford, Charolette // NEA Today;Jan2001, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p11
Presents a debate on whether preparing students for high-stakes tests in the United States interfere with teaching. Limitations of teaching that concentrates on improving test scores; How preparing students to take high-stakes tests enhances teaching.
- Will the UBE Become the New Standard? HANNA, JANAN // Student Lawyer;May2013, Vol. 41 Issue 9, p24
This article discusses the Uniform Bar Examination (UBE) that have been administered in eight states in the U.S. Among these states include Missouri, North Dakota, Alabama and Arizona. The UBE is prepared by the National Conference of Bar Examiners and is nearly identical to the standard bar...
- GLEANINGS. Poftak, Amy; Kennedy, Kristen // Technology & Learning;Nov2001, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p60
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- did you know…. // Gifted Child Today;Summer2011, Vol. 34 Issue 3, p13
The article presents statistics on advanced placement examinations in the U.S., including the performance of Hispanic students, seniors in Mississippi, and seniors in Maryland.
- Does reading grades aloud invade privacy? When students grade a test, is privacy lost? Richey, Warren // Christian Science Monitor;11/27/2001, Vol. 94 Issue 3, p1
Looks at a decision to be made by the United States Supreme Court concerning the constitutionality of a school policy of students orally reporting exam results. View that the recitation of grades may embarrass or degrade students; How the case may change the way American teachers conduct...
- Can the Standards Movement Be Saved? Jehlen, Alain // NEA Today;Jan2001, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p8
Deals with the opposition of several teachers in the United States to high-stakes tests. Year Wisconsin repealed its high-stakes test mandate; Criticisms on the fourth-grade guarantee reading test to be launched by Ohio; Implications of high-stakes tests on children/students; Actions taken by...