ERIC Number: EJ1058950
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015
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Measuring the Outliers: An Introduction to Out-of-Level Testing with High-Achieving Students
Rambo-Hernandez, Karen E.; Warne, Russell T.
TEACHING Exceptional Children, v47 n4 p199-207 Mar-Apr 2015
Out-of-level testing is an underused strategy for addressing the needs of students who score in the extremes, and when used wisely, it could provide educators with a much more accurate picture of what students know. Out-of-level testing has been shown to be an effective assessment strategy with high-achieving students; however, out-of-level testing has not been shown to work well with low-achieving students. This article provides a brief history of out-of-level testing, along with guidelines for using it.
Descriptors: Testing, Student Evaluation, High Achievement, Evaluation Methods, Achievement Tests, Scores, Measurement Techniques, Academically Gifted, Testing Accommodations, Academic Ability
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