ERIC Number: ED301572
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: N/A
Test Scores Count! A Handbook for Teaching Test-Taking Skills.
This handbook provides guidelines for teaching test-taking skills to students of all grade levels to help the students raise their standardized test scores. Topics covered include: understanding instructions and following directions, efficient use of time, intelligent guessing, and application of special strategies for multiple-choice and true/false questions and completion items. Separate general guidelines for teaching test-taking skills are provided for use with kindergarten and first-grade students, second and third graders, fourth through sixth graders, and seventh through twelfth graders. Numerous sample test items are provided. (TJH)
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Elementary Secondary Education, Guessing (Tests), Instructional Materials, Multiple Choice Tests, Objective Tests, Secondary School Teachers, Skill Development, Standardized Tests, Teaching Methods, Test Coaching, Test Wiseness
Mid-Continent Regional Educational Laboratory, 4709 Belleview Ave., Kansas City, MO 64112 ($7.95).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Mid-Continent Regional Educational Lab., Inc., Kansas City, MO.