ERIC Number: ED352152
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991
ACER Tests of Basic Skills: Aspects of Literacy, Aspects of Numercy. Teacher's Manual. Blue Series 6.
Lokan, Jan; And Others
Developed for the Basic Skills Testing Program (BSTP) in New South Wales, Australia, this teacher's manual describes the ACER (Australian Council for Educational Research) Tests of Basic Skills. The two tests in this series, Aspects of Literacy and Aspects of Numeracy, were administered statewide by government school classroom teachers in August, 1989 to a population of 55,000 Year 6 students. In this manual, a discussion of the rationale behind the tests and an overview of the tests is followed by a description of procedures for administering the tests and a detailed explanation of ways to analyze the results. Appendixes include descriptions of students who fall into particular score ranges and bands of skills, diagnostic map charts, group analysis charts, and answers for the tests. Sample copies of the Aspects of Literacy and Aspects of Numeracy test books are included. (MM)
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Educational Testing, Elementary School Students, Foreign Countries, Grade 6, Intermediate Grades, Literacy, Mathematics Skills, Numeracy, Test Interpretation, Test Manuals
Customer Services, Australian Council for Educational Research, P.O. Box 210, Hawthorn, Victoria 3122, Australia (Specimen Set Catalog No. 000EC, $33.00 Australian, plus $5.00 for freight and handling).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: New South Wales Dept. of School Education, Sydney (Australia).; Australian Council for Educational Research, Hawthorn.
Identifiers - Location: Australia