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ERIC Number: ED387422
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995
Pages: 6
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Preparing Citizens for the 21st Century. Geography: Learning about Our World, The 1994 National Assessment of Educational Progress in Geography.
National Center for Education Statistics (ED), Washington, DC.; National Assessment Governing Board, Washington, DC.
This booklet reports on the 1994 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) in geography for 4th, 8th, and 12th grade students, a test given for the first time to establish baseline data for measuring student progress in geography well into the future. The booklet contains the following sections: (1) Why We Assess Geography; (2) The 1994 NAEP in Geography; (3) What Is NAEP? (4) Creating a Framework for the Geography Assessment, with Assessment Preparation Guidelines and Other Considerations; (5) What the 1994 Geography Assessment Examined, with Knowing and Doing and Thinking Skills; (6) What Is NAGB? (7) Geography Assessment Framework Elements; and (8) Special Features of the 1994 Geography Assessment. (EH)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners; Administrators
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Center for Education Statistics (ED), Washington, DC.; National Assessment Governing Board, Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: National Assessment of Educational Progress