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- BUG roll supplements honor roll, recognizes students'...
// Curriculum Review; Apr92, Vol. 31 Issue 8, p15
Presents information about the Bringing Up Grades (BUG) roll, the reward of the students who are not included in the honor list. How the students learn the qualified students for the award; Why the teachers at Byford Elementary School in Chicago like the activity; Other recognitions rendered by...
- The Effect of Random and Sequential Versions on Student Test Performance.
Picou, Armand; Milhomme, Albert J. // Financial Practice & Education; Spring/Summer97, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p85
Evaluates the effect of random and logically ordered test forms on test scores of students. Computer test banks (CTBs), use for test preparation; Features of CTB; Literature review of the study; Data and methodologies used; Results of the study; Conclusions.
- Problems and progress in appraising student performance.
Sarcella, Joseph A.; Foster, Patrick N. // Tech Directions; May95, Vol. 54 Issue 10, p57
Explores important aspects of appraising student performance. Concept of performance appraisal; Relation of performance appraisal techniques to the current climate in education and in industry; Problems of evaluating performance; Variables that can hinder an educator's objectivity.
- The US.
Hanson, Cynthia; Zipp, Yvonne // Christian Science Monitor; 8/14/96, Vol. 88 Issue 182, p2
No abstract available.
- Vt. to combine standardized tests with portfolios.
Manzo, Kathleen Kenned // Education Week; 12/04/96, Vol. 16 Issue 14, p3
Reports that the Vermont state school board has approved combining its voluntary portfolio-assessment program with mandatory standardized tests to determine how well students stack up against the states' academic standards. Creation or purchase of tests to implement the plan; Information...
- State board's leaders call for assessments bearing consequences.
Lawton, Millicent // Education Week; 10/22/97, Vol. 17 Issue 8, p7
Reports that state student performance assessments should have consequences for the students who take them and the schools that give them in the United States, according to a report from state education leaders. Need for states to use several tests to measure learning; Ideal characteristics of...
- THE WALL CHART AND THE BUSINESS OF EDUCATION.
Vassallo, P. // ETC: A Review of General Semantics; Summer91, Vol. 48 Issue 2, p161
Comments on the meaningless statistical analysis of the American education system and the wall chart of the Department of Education which tells the country how children are doing in school. The attempt to decipher Education Secretary Lauro F. Cavazos' speech; Semanticists view of the wall chart...
- Weak measurement serving presumptive policy.
Jaeger, Richard M. // Phi Delta Kappan; Oct92, Vol. 74 Issue 2, p118
Presents data which support conclusions predicting between-nation variation in math and science test scores. Economic factors coupled with family structure and stability; Classroom instructional variables predict trivial portions; Discussion of the data; More.
- Assessment reform.
Kane, Michael B.; Khattri, Nidhi // Phi Delta Kappan; Sep95, Vol. 77 Issue 1, p30
Presents an overview of performance-based assessments in evaluating student achievement in the United States. Assessment as a lever for reform; Elements of performance assessments; Factors influencing development and implementation.
- Classes of dropouts.
Tice, T.N. // Education Digest; Jan1992, Vol. 57 Issue 5, p41
Reveals that using relevant research, Calvin L. Streeter and Cynthia Franklin offer `Psychological and Family Differences Between Middle Class and Low Income Dropouts: A Discriminant Analysis' in the April/May 1991 `High School Journal' (vol. 74,no. 4), 211-19. What mostly white middle-class...
- Pinpointing the failures in American education.
Hodgkinson, H. // Education Digest; Feb1992, Vol. 57 Issue 6, p37
Discusses the misconceptions about American education that resurfaced after the College Board released a statement indicating that scores on the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) had declined by two points in math and verbal areas. Data supporting contention vague; 32 states improved SAT...
- Are students today less informed...?
Relin, D.O. // Scholastic Update; 11/6/87, Vol. 120 Issue 5, p8
A collection of critics say today's students don't measure up to students in the past. Other education experts say every generation of students has its critics. This generation is no worse, they argue, and maybe even better.
- How performance assessments affect teaching and learning.
Khattri, Nidhi; Kane, Michael B. // Educational Leadership; Nov95, Vol. 53 Issue 3, p80
Presents an overview of the research `Studies of Education Reform: Assessment of Student Performance.' Impact of performance assessment on teaching and learning; Functions of performance assessments; Facilitation of changes in teaching roles; Importance of professional development and assistance.
- The power of portfolios.
Herbert, Elizabeth A.; Schultz, Laurie // Educational Leadership; Apr96, Vol. 53 Issue 7, p70
Focuses on the use of portfolios in student assessment. Portfolio presentations; Reaction to children's cues; Uniqueness of portfolios.
- What happens between assessments?
McTighe, Jay // Educational Leadership; Dec96/Jan97, Vol. 54 Issue 4, p6
Proposes seven principles for performance assessment in schools. Establishment of clear performance targets; Emphasis on authenticity in products and performances; Publication of criteria and performance standards; Use of models of excellence; Explicit teaching of strategies; Use of ongoing...
- Understanding rubrics.
Goodrich, Heidi // Educational Leadership; Dec96/Jan97, Vol. 54 Issue 4, p14
Focuses on the use of rubrics to assess student performance. Development of criteria for describing student achievement; Reasons behind the appeal of rubrics to both teachers and students; Design process for rubrics.
- Practicing what we preach in designing authentic assessments.
Wiggins, Grant // Educational Leadership; Dec96/Jan97, Vol. 54 Issue 4, p18
Discusses the importance of using standards and peer review in designing credible tasks and assessments for student performance. Standard-based versus process-based reform work; Assessment design standards; Anticipation of key design difficulties; Peer review; Assessment system criteria;...
- Mileposts on the road to a Certificate of Initial Mastery.
Smith, Ron; Sherrell, Steve // Educational Leadership; Dec96/Jan97, Vol. 54 Issue 4, p46
Describes the experience of the Lake Oswego school district in Oregon in implementing a performance-based student certification program based on the Certificate of Initial Mastery (CIM). Validation of a student's ability to apply what he had learned in several disciplines to a variety of...
- Barriers to learning.
Smith, Ron; Sherrell, Steve // NEA Today; Dec92, Vol. 11 Issue 5, p28
Examines the results of a recent Metropolitan Life Insurance poll that said that many students are unprepared for learning at their grade level. Problems making it difficult for children to be good students; Lack of parental support; Poverty, poor nutrition, violence in schools, physical or...
- States are setting assessment agenda.
Smith, Ron; Sherrell, Steve // NEA Today; Apr94, Vol. 12 Issue 8, p33
Discusses the report `Surveying the Landscape of State Educational Assessment Programs,' issued by the National Education Association (NEA) and the Council for Educational Development and Research (CEDaR). State assessment of students' progress; Systematic school reform; Interviews with state...
- Reading buddies: A first-grade intervention program.
Caserta-Henry, Carol // Reading Teacher; Mar96, Vol. 49 Issue 6, p500
Reports on the introduction of a reading program designed for first graders. Details on planning activities; Details on specific months; Details on spelling assessment of 16 students.
- Are your students learning what you think your teaching?
Beale, Andrew V. // Adult Learning; Jan/Feb93, Vol. 4 Issue 3, p18
Discusses the importance of assessing student's abilities and skills in applying what they have learned in practical, realistic situations. Improvement of instructional practices at the program and classrooms levels; Questions involved in the teaching process; Approaches to student evaluating...
- What makes a successful mature student?
Gammon, Mary // Adult Learning; Mar/Apr97, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p30
Discusses what makes mature students successful in their area of study with a focus on a character Ann. Problems encountered by Ann in meeting her educational goals; Reasons expressed for the failure of mature students.
- Why Asian students still outdistance Americans.
Stevenson, Harold W. // Educational Leadership; Feb1993, Vol. 50 Issue 5, p63
Examines the reasons why American students lag behind Asians in academic performance. Reason for discrepancy in standards; Recommendations.
- American students hold their own.
Bracey, Gerald W. // Educational Leadership; Feb1993, Vol. 50 Issue 5, p66
Disagrees with the conclusions of Harold Stevenson in his article `Why Asian Students Still Outdistance Americans,' cited in the Educational Leadership journal, volume 50, number 5, pages 63-65. Comparison of noncomparable groups; Interpretation of researches; Significance of higher standards...
- Bracey's broadsides are unfounded.
Stevenson, Harold W. // Educational Leadership; Feb1993, Vol. 50 Issue 5, p68
Refutes Gerald Bracey's comments against the author's article `Why Asian Students Still Outdistance Americans' cited in the Educational Leadership journal, volume 50, number 5, pages 63-65. Errors of fact and interpretation made by Bracey.
- What's worth an `A'? Setting standards together.
Sperling, Doris // Educational Leadership; Feb1993, Vol. 50 Issue 5, p73
Illustrates the improvement in student performance when students are asked to help develop the standards upon which they are rated. Case of a fourth-grade writing class in Ann Arbor, Michigan; Extent of student participation; Evaluation of performance; Assessment forms adjustment; Collaborative...
- Identifying high risk children transferring into elementary schools.
Jason, Leonard A.; Filippelli, Laura // Education; Winter92, Vol. 113 Issue 2, p325
Presents a study of high-risk transfer students and their academic performance following transfer to new schools. School mobility and multiple psychopathological disorders; Identifying students with increased risk of becoming disorganized and demoralized; Questionnaires for parents; Assessing...
Jason, Leonard A.; Filippelli, Laura // Youth Studies Australia; Autumn1993, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p7
States that a higher number of A+ and B+ grades were awarded in 1993 to secondary VCE students than under the HSC system in Victoria, as reported in the December 21, 1992 issue of `Herald Sun.' Points needed to get into preferred university courses.
- Brown, Rowan celebrate new rating.
Jason, Leonard A.; Filippelli, Laura // Jackson Advocate; 12/9/2010, Vol. 73 Issue 8, p9A
The article reports on the achievement of the students from Brown Elementary and Rowan Middle School in the MCT2 test in Mississippi.
- WHS releases honor roll list.
Jason, Leonard A.; Filippelli, Laura // Lakelander (Whitney, TX); 1/30/2008, Vol. 22 Issue 5, p13
The article presents the honor roll list of students at the Whitney High School in Texas.
- Mathematics and physical education: Providing opportunities for interactions in the middle school.
Strickland Jr., James F.; Kuykendoll, N. Jane // Education; Fall/Winter92, Vol. 113 Issue 1, p93
Describes three sample activities that enable middle school students to observe the interaction of mathematics and physical education. Observing interaction of mathematics with other school subjects and with everyday society; Using the Physical Best Mile Run/Walk; The target heart range; The...
- The longitudinal effects of nonpromotion in junior high school on academic achievement and...
Strickland Jr., James F.; Kuykendoll, N. Jane // Education; Fall/Winter92, Vol. 113 Issue 1, p112
Evaluates the long term effectiveness of grade retention and promotion for portions of a sample of seventh and eighth grade students. Data over four year period while students attended junior and senior high school; Results and discussion; More.
- Effective rubric design.
Jensen, Ken // Science Teacher; May95, Vol. 62 Issue 5, p34
Presents examples of one rubric style and different ways that rubrics can be used to assess student performance. Assessments; Rubric grading; Energy transformation assessment; Phase change assessment; Tornado story assessment.
- Asia pounds Alberta--again.
Verburg, Peter // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine; 11/8/93, Vol. 20 Issue 47, p38
Cites figures from the University of Michigan which compared Alberta performance in Grade 11 math to that of various United States and Asian jurisdictions. Numbers of Alberta, Japanese and Taiwanese students who correctly answered 46 questions; Differences in Alberta's curricular system and...
- State math, science requirements paying off, study says.
West, Peter // Education Week; 7/14/1993 Extra Edition, Vol. 12 Issue 39, p10
Reports on the findings of the study `State Indicators of Science and Mathematics Education--1993,' based on data from the 1992 National Assessment of Educational Progress and the Schools and Staffing Surveys. Performance gap between minority and white students; Female enrollment.
- Social skills assessment: A comparative evaluation of six published rating scales.
Demaray, Michelle K.; Ruffalo, Stacey L. // School Psychology Review; 1995, Vol. 24 Issue 4, p648
Presents a comparative and integrative review of six published rating scales commonly used to assess the social skills of preschool and school-aged children. Norm instruments reviewed include `School Social behavior Scales' and `Social Skills Rating System'; Review of content and use,...
- Eyes on the prize.
Demaray, Michelle K.; Ruffalo, Stacey L. // NEA Today; Mar93, Vol. 11 Issue 7, p24
Discusses incentive programs for students to get good grades or simply show up at school. The Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania-area Butler County Area Vocational-Technical School holding drawings for prizes to reward attendance; Incentive program from the Renaissance Education Foundation in...
- High-stakes testing, low-level learning.
Lytle, Victoria // NEA Today; Mar93, Vol. 11 Issue 7, p28
Discusses the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) report `Trends in Academic Progress.' Today's 17 year-olds' science and math skills; Math skills of nine-year-olds; Reading; Homework and improving skills; Students who read a lot; Television viewing and academic performance; More.
- INSTRUCTIONAL SUPPORT AND DEMANDS: HELPING TEACHERS HELP STUDENTS MEET INCREASING ACADEMIC STANDARDS.
Curley, Robert G.; Strage, Amy A. // Education; Fall96, Vol. 117 Issue 1, p128
Suggests a framework for pre-service and in-service teachers to help them think about the constellation of demands new policy initiatives would impose on students. Kinds of instructional supports; Compensations; Theme of problems; Re-examination of data.
- TOO MUCH WORK = POOR GRADES.
Jacob, Rahul // Fortune; 4/5/1993, Vol. 127 Issue 7, p92
Reports on the problems working too many hours can present for US teens' school performance. How studies show that the number of hours teens work directly affect school performance; Examples; How excessive work prevents teens from getting a well-rounded education; Criticisms of teens'...
- Ideas and findings.
Viadero, Debra // Education Week; 7/13/94, Vol. 13 Issue 39, p38
Reports on findings of researches concerning education. Links between school size and student achievement; Societal cost-benefits of central Park East Elementary in New York, New York; Peer-nomination form designed to evaluate gifted behaviors.
- `My kid beat up your honor student'.
Mlawer, Mark A. // Education Week; 7/13/94, Vol. 13 Issue 39, p39
Comments on the honor roll system. Unfairness of the system; Disregard for differences in potentials, interests, and circumstances of children and their lives; Awarding of honor using subjective standards.
- The age of technology takes college administration by storm.
Marcus, Jon // Community College Week; 01/26/98, Vol. 10 Issue 13, p14
States that students at Boston University have not received their grades in the mail for the semester of December 12, 1997. Information on how to access grades from Web sites or over automated telephone systems; Comments from Florence Bergeron, the registrar, whose staff was spared the chore of...
- Using portfolios to demonstrate student skills.
Storms, Barbara A.; Nunez, Athena M. // Thrust for Educational Leadership; May/Jun96, Vol. 25 Issue 7, p6
Looks into the effectiveness of using portfolios for rating students' skills. Standards used in the scrapped California Learning Assessment System (CLAS); Types of portfolios including multiple-choice items; Teachers' role in administering the portfolio system.
- Singapore pupils.
Storms, Barbara A.; Nunez, Athena M. // Presidents & Prime Ministers; Mar/Apr97, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p26
Shows that Singapore pupils are ranked first among the forty-five countries which participated in the Third International Mathematics and Science Study according to the International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement.
- PEP recognizes top students.
Storms, Barbara A.; Nunez, Athena M. // Canadian Banker; Jan/Feb91, Vol. 98 Issue 1, p55
Lists the PEP students who earned the highest marks in the courses offered in the Business Program for Bankers and the Professional Banking Program during the 1989-1990 academic program.
- Student assessment programs.
Storms, Barbara A.; Nunez, Athena M. // South Carolina Business Journal; Dec94, Vol. 13 Issue 11, p10
Discusses issues related to student assessment programs in South Carolina. Key features of the proposed revision of the current system of student assessment; Position of the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce on the issues.
- Battle of the brains.
Storms, Barbara A.; Nunez, Athena M. // U.S. News & World Report; 2/17/92, Vol. 112 Issue 6, p10
Reports that the latest International Assessment of Educational Progress finds the brightest American students--specifically, the top 10 percent of 9-year-olds and 13-year-olds--doing as well as any other nation's top 10 percent. How students in the United States ranked in math, science,...
- A multivariate analysis of study skills, test anxiety and locus of control in first-time...
Dykeman, Bruce // Education; Spring93, Vol. 113 Issue 3, p407
Reports on the evaluation of a preventive intervention program for first-time university students indicating that students participating in a cognitive behavioral treatment show significantly more improvement than a control group. Simultaneous measures of study skills, test anxiety, and internal...