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Lewis, Joan D.; DeCamp-Fritson, Stephanie S.; Ramage, Jean C.; McFarland, Max A.; Archwamety, Teara – Multicultural Education, 2007
The purpose of this study was to compare the effectiveness of the Raven's Standard Progressive Matrices, the Naglieri Nonverbal Abilities Test (NNAT), and the Iowa Test of Basic Skills (ITBS) in selecting for ethnically diverse students who may be gifted. The participants of the study were 175 students enrolled in Grades 3-5 and Grade 8 in a…
Descriptors: Gifted, Elementary Education, Nonverbal Ability, Test Validity
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Schuster, Bernard G. – Foreign Language Annals, 2005
What happens to English academic achievement when valued class time is devoted to a foreign language in the elementary schools (FLES) program? Is there a reduction in achievement as suggested by a time-on-task hypothesis, or is there some form of compensation, as suggested by additive bilingualism? The school district in this study started a FLES…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, School Districts, FLES, Academic Achievement
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Qualls-Payne, Audrey L. – Journal of Educational Measurement, 1992
Six methods for estimating the standard error of measurement (SEM) at specific score levels are compared by comparing score level SEM estimates from a single test administration to estimates from two test administrations, using Iowa Tests of Basic Skills data for 2,138 examinees. L. S. Feldt's method is preferred. (SLD)
Descriptors: Comparative Testing, Elementary Education, Elementary School Students, Error of Measurement
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Romberg, Thomas A.; Wilson, Linda D. – Arithmetic Teacher, 1992
Examined 6 widely used grade-8 standardized tests for content, required processes, and level to determine their alignment with the 5-8 NCTM "Curriculum and Evaluation Standards." Concluded that these tests inadequately covered the 5-8 standards. A follow-up study examined items from newly developed and foreign tests to demonstrate the…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Educational Change, Elementary Education, Mathematics Achievement