ERIC Number: EJ406344
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
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How Standardized Is School Testing? An Exploratory Observational Study of Standardized Group Testing in Kindergarten.
Wodtke, Kenneth H.; And Others
Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, v11 n3 p223-35 Fall 1989
A qualitative observational study of standardized group testing in 10 kindergartens revealed variations in testing conditions, discrepancies from standardized administration procedures, and variations in children's behavior that contributed to difficulties in maintaining a uniform testing process. High-stakes group testing in kindergarten should be reexamined. (TJH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
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Note: An earlier version of this paper was presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association (Chicago, IL, March 31-April 4, 1985).