Using Test Data For Student Achievement

Using Test Data For Student Achievement

by Nancy W. Sindelar
     
 

ISBN-10: 1578863597

ISBN-13: 9781578863594

Pub. Date: 01/28/2006

Publisher: R&L Education

National and state assessments have produced an abundance of data regarding the strengths and weaknesses of student achievement. However, to date, little has been written to guide educators regarding the use of these data to increase student achievement. This practical guide will provide educators with a step-by-step process for gathering and using local test data

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Overview

National and state assessments have produced an abundance of data regarding the strengths and weaknesses of student achievement. However, to date, little has been written to guide educators regarding the use of these data to increase student achievement. This practical guide will provide educators with a step-by-step process for gathering and using local test data to increase student achievement before students are required to take high stakes national and state assessments. This book will show readers how to: · Align local curriculum and assessments to state and national standards · Gather meaningful and useful local student test data · Revise curriculum and instructional practices to increase student achievement and enhance performance Key resources, such as software suggestions and Internet sites, are provided at the end of each chapter to help implement the process described in this book. Using Test Data for Student Achievement is a must read for teachers, administrators, parents, and community members interested in improving student achievement.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781578863594
Publisher:
R&L Education
Publication date:
01/28/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
132
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 Why Schools Need to Use Data Chapter 3 Building a Data-Driven Instructional System at the School or District Level Chapter 4 Aligning Curriculum and Assessments with Standards Chapter 5 Types of Assessments and Their Purpose Chapter 6 Gathering and Analyzing Meaningful Data Chapter 7 Using Assessment Data to Increase Student Achievement Chapter 8 Nurturing a Culture of Accountability and Achievement

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