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ERIC Number: ED247302
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984-Apr
Pages: 8
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Identification of Exemplary Teachers of LEP Students.
Curtis, Jonathan J.
Teachers from the Austin Independent School District were identified as providing exemplary instruction to elementary Hispanic limited English proficient (LEP) students based on a comparison of predicted versus actual achievement scores in reading, language, and math. Predicted performance was based on equations generated by stepwise linear regressions in which the following predictor variables were available: the previous year's performance in reading, language, and math and their interactions, and the student's entry level of oral English and Spanish and their interaction. The analyses identified 12 teachers whose average Normal Curve Equivalent (NCE) residual gain scores were positive in reading, language, and math. Only second and third grade teachers met the pre-established criteria. In addition to identifying exemplary teachers of LEP students, it was planned that the subsequent year's evaluation would attempt to isolate characteristics of the teachers identified that may account for their success. (Author/BW)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Austin Independent School District, TX. Office of Research and Evaluation.
Identifiers: Iowa Tests of Basic Skills
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association (68th, New Orleans, LA, April 23-27, 1984).