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Interpreting Standardized Test Scores : Strategies for Data-Driven Instructional Decision Making

Interpreting Standardized Test Scores : Strategies for Data-Driven Instructional Decision Making - 07 edition

ISBN13: 978-1412937191

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Publisher: Sage Publications, Inc.
Published: 2007
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Interpreting Standardized Test Scores : Strategies for Data-Driven Instructional Decision Making - 07 edition

ISBN13: 978-1412937191

Craig A. Mertler

ISBN13: 978-1412937191
ISBN10: 1412937191
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 07
Publisher: Sage Publications, Inc.

Published: 2007
International: No

Table of Contents

SECTION ONE. OVERVIEW OF STANDARDIZED TESTING. CONCEPTS AND TERMINOLOGY
1. What is "Standardized" Testing?

What Makes a Test "Standardized"?
A Recent History of Standardized Testing
How Standardized Tests are Developed
Test Bias
Types of Standardized Tests Based on Purpose
Types of Standardized Tests Based on Scores
Summary
Activities for Application and Reflection

2. The Importance of Standardized Testing

Appropriate Uses of Standardized Testing in Education
Misuses of Standardized Testing in Education
Why Educators Dislike Standardized Testing
Why Educators (Should) Like Standardized Testing
Summary
Activities for Application and Reflection

3. Standardized Test Administration and Preparation

Standardized Administration Procedures
Testwiseness Skills
Do's and Dont's of Test Preparation
"Teaching to the Test" Versus "Teaching to the Standards"- A Final Word
Summary
Activities for Application and Reflection

SECTION TWO. STANDARDIZED TEST SCORES AND THEIR INTERPRETATIONS
4. Test Reports

Overview of Test Reports
Individual Student Reports
Class Reports
Building- and District-Level Reports
Summary
Activities for Application and Reflection

5. Criterion-Referenced Test Scores and Their Interpretations

What Do Criterion-Referenced Test Scores Tell Us?
Selected-Response Test Items
Constructed-Response Test Items
The Nature of Cut Scores
Summary
Activities for Application and Reflection

6. Norm-Referenced Test Scores and Their Interpretations

What DoNorm-Referenced Scores Tell Us?
The Nature of Norm Groups
Types of Norm-Referenced Scores
A Final Note About Interpreting Norm-Referenced Scores
Standard Error of Measurement and Confidence Intervals
Summary
Activities for Application and Reflection

SECTION THREE. USING STANDARDIZED TEST SCORES IN INSTRUCTIONAL DECISION MAKING
7. Group-Level Decision Making

Data-Driven Decision Making
A Process for Focusing on Group Instruction
Summary
Activities for Application and Reflection

8. Student-Level Decision Making

A Process for Focusing on Individual Instruction (Intervention)
Summary
Activities for Application and Reflection

9. Value-Added Analysis and Interpretation

What is "Value-Added" Analysis?
A Process for Value-Added Decision Making
Summary
Activities for Application and Reflection

SECTION FOUR. CASE STUDIES. INTERVIEWS WITH TEACHERS AND ADMINISTRATORS

District and School Profiles
Interview Transcripts. Teachers
Interview Transcripts. Administrators
Glossary
References
Index
About the Author

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