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NAEP Facts, 1997
This document analyzes responses to questions included in a national assessment of knowledge of U.S. history and geography in an attempt to determine the relationship between study habits and academic performance. The National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) 1994 asked 4th-, 8th-, and 12th-grade students specific questions regarding…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Educational Assessment, Elementary Secondary Education, Geography
American Inst. for Research, Washington, DC. Washington Research Center. – 1994
This document lists and outlines the specific educational objectives of the content of the 1994 National Assessment of Educational Progress's Geography Assessment. The document is divided into two sections: "Assessment Specifications" and "Exercise Specifications." The "Assessment Specifications" provide an overall…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Educational Assessment, Educational Background, Educational Needs
Vanneman, Alan – NAEP Facts, 1996
This document summarizes the results of a national survey that tested 4th, 8th, and 12th graders' ability to analyze geographic data in a variety of formats; explain complex geographic phenomena and processes; and show knowledge of relationships between human and geographic events. The survey tested three content dimensions: space and place,…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Educational Assessment, Elementary Secondary Education, Formative Evaluation
National Assessment of Educational Progress, Princeton, NJ. – 1988
The National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) reports on the status and progress of educational achievement in the United States. Based on its surveys, "The Nation's Report Card" provides comprehensive information about what students in the United States can do in various subject areas. The framework for the 1990 mathematics…
Descriptors: Algebra, Data Analysis, Educational Assessment, Elementary School Mathematics
Mullis, Ina V. S.; Jenkins, Lynn B. – 1988
Evidence from the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) and other sources suggests that both the content and structure of our school science curricula are generally incongruent with the ideals of the scientific enterprise. By neglecting the kinds of instructional activities that make purposeful connections between the study and…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Educational Assessment, Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education