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Taylor, Jonte C.; Tseng, Ching-mei; Murillo, Angelique; Therrien, William; Hand, Brian – Journal of Science Education for Students with Disabilities, 2018
The increased emphasis on STEM related careers and the use of science in everyday life makes learning science content and concepts critical for all students especially for those with disabilities. As suggested by the National Resource Council (2012), more emphasis is being placed on being able to critically think about science concepts in and…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Science Achievement, Inquiry, Disabilities
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January, Stacy-Ann A.; Ardoin, Scott P.; Christ, Theodore J.; Eckert, Tanya L.; White, Mary Jane – School Psychology Review, 2016
Universal screening in elementary schools often includes administering curriculum-based measurement in reading (CBM-R); but in first grade, nonsense word fluency (NWF) and, to a lesser extent, word identification fluency (WIF) are used because of concerns that CBM-R is too difficult for emerging readers. This study used Kane's argument-based…
Descriptors: Curriculum Based Assessment, Reading Tests, Test Interpretation, Test Use
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Tennant, Jaclyn E.; Demaray, Michelle K.; Malecki, Christine K.; Terry, Melissa N.; Clary, Michael; Elzinga, Nathan – School Psychology Quarterly, 2015
Data on students' perceptions of teacher social support, academic functioning, and social-emotional functioning were collected from a sample of 796 7th and 8th grade middle school students using the Child and Adolescent Social Support Scale (CASSS; Malecki, Demaray, & Elliott, 2000), Iowa Tests of Basic Skills (ITBS) and school records, and…
Descriptors: Social Adjustment, Emotional Adjustment, Middle School Students, Grade Point Average
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Cho, Seokhee; Yang, Jenny; Mandracchia, Marcella – Journal of Advanced Academics, 2015
The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of Mentoring Mathematical Minds (M3) units on gains in mathematics achievement and English proficiency of mathematically promising English language learners (MPELLs) in the third grade. The M3 program, developed by Gavin et al., was implemented for 1 year with treatment MPELLs (n = 86) but not…
Descriptors: Mathematics Achievement, English Language Learners, Language Proficiency, Grade 3
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Foreman, Jennifer L.; Gubbins, E. Jean – Journal of Advanced Academics, 2015
Teacher nominations of students are commonly used in gifted and talented identification systems to supplement psychometric measures of reasoning ability. In this study, second grade teachers were requested to nominate approximately one fourth of their students as having high learning potential in the year prior to the students' participation in a…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Talent Identification, Psychometrics, Elementary School Teachers
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Bitler, Marianne; Domina, Thurston; Penner, Emily; Hoynes, Hilary – Journal of Research on Educational Effectiveness, 2015
We use quantile treatment effects estimation to examine the consequences of the random-assignment New York City School Choice Scholarship Program across the distribution of student achievement. Our analyses suggest that the program had negligible and statistically insignificant effects across the skill distribution. In addition to contributing to…
Descriptors: Educational Assessment, School Choice, Educational Vouchers, Case Studies
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Hand, Brian; Therrien, William; Shelley, Mack – Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness, 2013
The U.S. began a new national standards movement in the area of K-12 science education curriculum reform in the 1980s known as "Science for All" to develop a population that is literate in economic and democratic agendas for a global market focused on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) (Duschl, 2008). The National…
Descriptors: Science Education, Heuristics, Science Process Skills, Randomized Controlled Trials
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Gill, Brian; Bruch, Julie; Booker, Kevin – Regional Educational Laboratory Mid-Atlantic, 2013
States and school districts are exploring alternatives to state tests for measuring teachers' contributions to student learning. One approach applies statistical value-added methods to alternative student assessments such as commercially available tests and end-of course tests. The evidence suggests that these methods can reliably distinguish…
Descriptors: Teacher Evaluation, Teacher Competencies, Evaluation Methods, Educational Testing
Harden, Jerry Clark – ProQuest LLC, 2012
The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationships that may exist among mean scores on the math and reading portions of the Iowa Test of Basic Skills (ITBS) of eighth grade gifted students of different gender, race, and socioeconomic status. Significant changes have been made to Georgia's gifted identification procedures over the last…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Scores, Reading Tests, Mathematics Tests
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Kelcey, Ben – Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 2011
This study investigated the relationship of teachers' reading knowledge with students' reading achievement using a direct teacher knowledge assessment rather than indirect proxies (e.g., certification). To address the inequitable distribution of teachers' knowledge resulting from differences in teachers' backgrounds and the disparities in how…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Teacher Characteristics, Reading Achievement, Reading Instruction
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Atkins, Trent L.; Cummings, Kelli D. – Rural Special Education Quarterly, 2011
The purpose of this study was to document the relationship between two commonly-used indicators of reading proficiency (i.e., Oral Reading Fluency [ORF] and Retell Fluency [RTF]) and two reading outcome tests in the state of Montana. Third and fourth grade students were assessed over 1 school year (2005-2006). Each student was assessed at three…
Descriptors: Oral Reading, Reading Fluency, Reading Tests, Grade 3
Kawasha, Fridah Singongi Silishebo – ProQuest LLC, 2010
The purpose of this case study was to (a) examine the main and interaction effects of gender, race and class-type on mathematics achievement, mathematics attitudes and sources of mathematics self-efficacy, (b) investigate teacher-student interactions in the single-sex mathematics classes and (c) investigate perspectives about single-sex…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Mathematics Achievement, Interaction, Statistical Analysis
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Gill, Brian; Bruch, Julie; Booker, Kevin – Regional Educational Laboratory Mid-Atlantic, 2013
States are increasingly interested in including measures of student achievement growth, or "value- added," in evaluating teachers. Annual state assessments, however, which are the typical measure of student growth, usually cover only reading and math teachers and only in grades 4-8. These state assessments thus cannot …
Descriptors: Teacher Evaluation, Teacher Competencies, Evaluation Methods, Educational Testing
Qaqish, Basil – Online Submission, 2007
ACT college test publisher provided scores. On average, non-homeschoolers performed better than homeschoolers, by about two items, out of sixty items, on the ACT mathematics test that was analyzed. This result may be due to the different teaching/learning media used in teaching each of the two groups, to different teacher/student interaction, or…
Descriptors: Home Schooling, College Entrance Examinations, Standardized Tests, Achievement Tests
Fagergren, Peter J. – Online Submission, 2003
Academic achievement under a four-day school week is compared to the traditional five-day school week. Test scores from the CAT [California Achievement Test], ITBS [Iowa Test of Basic Skills], TASK [Stanford Test of Academic Skills], SAT [Stanford Achievement Test], TAP [Tests of Academic Proficiency], and MAT [Metropolitan Achievement Test] were…
Descriptors: School Schedules, Academic Achievement, Middle School Students, Secondary School Students
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