ERIC Number: ED127132
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
Michigan Educational Assessment Program, Mathematics Interpretive Report, 1973 Grade 4 and 7 Tests, Monograph No. 7.
Coburn, Terrence G.; And Others
In the fall of 1973, the Michigan Educational Assessment Program (MEAP) began using criterion referenced tests rather than the norm referenced tests used in earlier years. This volume presents the results of the 1973 study, presenting interpretive remarks about the performance levels of students from the fourth- and seventh-grades for each objective tested. Where appropriate, suggestions for curricular or instructional change are offered. Objectives are organized under 11 major topics: pre-number, numeration, addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions, decimals, ratio, measurement, geometry, algebra, and graphing. Some objectives were tested at one grade level, others in both 4th and 7th grades. For each objective, this volume provides a sample item, remarks concerning the performance of the population tested, and suggested classroom activities related to the objective. In summary remarks, words and symbols which caused students difficulty are identified, and the overall results for each major topic are discussed. An appendix provides the score distributions for sets of items which test mathematical and reading objectives. (SD)
Descriptors: Achievement, Curriculum, Educational Assessment, Elementary School Mathematics, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation, Instruction, Mathematics Education, Secondary School Mathematics, State Programs, Test Interpretation, Testing Programs
MCTM, Box 16124, Lansing, Michigan 48901 ($1.50 each, prepaid)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Michigan Education Association, East Lansing.
Authoring Institution: Michigan Council of Teachers of Mathematics.
Identifiers - Location: Michigan