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Shanley, Lina – Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness, 2015
Preparing every student to be college and career ready by the time they graduate from high school has become a national policy priority. Although a variety of academic skills are required for postsecondary success, mathematics achievement is a particularly influential factor in college and career readiness (Pellegrino & Hilton, 2012). Research…
Descriptors: Mathematics Achievement, Self Efficacy, Achievement Gains, Elementary School Students
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Furnari, Emily C.; Whittaker, Jessica; Kinzie, Mable; DeCoster, Jamie – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2017
The No Child Left Behind Act requires that 95% of students in all public elementary and secondary schools are assessed in mathematics. Unfortunately, direct assessments of young students can be timely, costly, and challenging to administer. Therefore, policy makers have looked to indirect forms of assessment, such as teachers' ratings of student…
Descriptors: Accuracy, Preschool Teachers, Preschool Children, Mathematics Skills
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Furnari, Emily C.; Whittaker, Jessica; Kinzie, Mable; DeCoster, Jamie – Grantee Submission, 2017
The No Child Left Behind Act requires that 95% of students in all public elementary and secondary schools are assessed in mathematics. Unfortunately, direct assessments of young students can be timely, costly, and challenging to administer. Therefore, policy makers have looked to indirect forms of assessment, such as teachers' ratings of student…
Descriptors: Accuracy, Alternative Assessment, Children, Correlation