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Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction, 2015
The "Washington English Language Proficiency Assessment" (WELPA) is a No Child Left Behind (NCLB)-compliant instrument that is used in Grades K-12 as a formal and standardized method of measuring language proficiency. The test results provide important information for classifying English Language Learners (ELLs) and subsequently for…
Descriptors: Language Proficiency, Language Tests, English, Data Interpretation
Davis, Donna; Carman, Elaine – College Board, 2010
[Slides] presented at the annual conference of the National Council of Supervisors of Math.
Descriptors: Acceleration (Education), Goal Orientation, Expectation, Task Analysis
McGraw, James H., IV; Frank, Charlotte K. – 1995
This document profiles five schools that were selected as winners of the "Fifth Annual Business Week Awards for Instructional Innovation: Schools in the Age of Technology": Bailey's Elementary School for the Arts and Sciences (Falls Church, Virginia); Hunterdon Central Regional High School (Flemington, New Jersey); John Muir Elementary School…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Awards, Case Studies, Computer Assisted Instruction
McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York, NY. – 1974
Intended primarily for use in writing and editing teaching materials, reference works, and nonfiction works in general, these guidelines have been compiled to alert authors and McGraw-Hill Book Company staff members both to the problems of sex discrimination and to various solutions. In addition, the guidelines reveal ways in which males and…
Descriptors: Books, Editing, Publications, Reference Materials
McGraw-Hill Films, New York, NY. – 1968
This catalog lists audiovisual aids available from McGraw-Hill, with prices for individual items and for sets. Approximately 250 series of filmstrips are listed under subject headings. About half of these are intended for elementary schools use, and half are intended for secondary sch ols and colleges. Some filmstrips come with sound recordings,…
Descriptors: Art Education, Audiodisc Recordings, Audiovisual Aids, Catalogs
CTB / McGraw-Hill, Monterey, CA. – 1976
This brief introduction to testing is geared to parents. Types of tests are defined, such as standardized tests, achievement tests, norm referenced tests, criterion referenced tests, and aptitude tests. Various types of scores (grade equivalent, percentile rank, and stanine are also defined, and the uses made of tests by administrators, teachers,…
Descriptors: Cognitive Tests, Educational Testing, Parent School Relationship, Scores
Wargo, Michael J., Ed.; Green, Donald Ross, Ed. – 1977
The following papers were delivered: Introductory Remarks, John W. Evans; An Evaluator's Perspective, Michael J. Wargo; Problems of Achievement Tests in Program Evaluation, Donald Ross Green; Diverse Human Populations and Problems in Educational Program Evaluation via Achievement Testing, Edmund W. Gordon; Critical Issues in Achievement Testing of…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Basic Skills, Compensatory Education, Educational Testing
Green, Donald Ross – 1971
This paper is concerned with the accusations made by such groups as the Association of Black Psychologists in their call for a moratorium on testing, that standardized tests are biased. A biased test measures one trait in one group of people but a different trait in a second group. Evidence about the amount of bias in tests is thin. Bias must be…
Descriptors: Blacks, Educationally Disadvantaged, Minority Groups, Predictive Measurement
Garcia-Quintana, Roan A.; Johnson, Lynne M. – 1979
Three different computational procedures for equating two forms of a test were applied to a pair of mathematics tests to compare the results of the three procedures. The tests that were being equated were two forms of the SRA Mastery Mathematics Tests. The common, linking test used for equating was the Comprehensive Tests of Basic Skills, Form S,…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Comparative Analysis, Computation, Cutting Scores
Yen, Wendy M. – 1979
The extent, causes, and importance of context effects on item parameters for one- and three-parameter latent-trait models were examined. Items were taken from the California Achievement Tests Reading Comprehension and Mathematics Concepts and Applications subtests. The reading items were administered to 1,678 fourth-grade students, and the…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Context Clues, Educational Testing, Elementary School Mathematics
Green, Donald Ross – 1971
To determine if tryout samples typically used for item selection contribute to test bias against minority groups, item analyses were made of the California Achievement Tests using seven sub-groups of the standardization sample: Northern White Suburban, Northern Black Urban, Southern White Suburban, Southern Black Rural, Southern White Rural,…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Blacks, Data Analysis, Disadvantaged Youth
Green, Donald Ross – 1971
To determine if tryout samples typically used for item selection contribute to test bias against minority groups, item analyses were made of the California Achievement Tests using seven subgroups of the standardization sample: Northern White Suburban, Northern Black Urban, Southern White Suburban, Southern Black Rural, Southern White Rural,…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Blacks, Data Analysis, Disadvantaged Youth
Green, Donald Ross, Ed.; And Others – 1971
This book is a collection of papers presented at the symposium, "Conference on Ordinal Scales of Cognitive Development, sponsored by the California Test Bureau. Papers include: "The Theory of Stages in Cognitive Development" (J. Piaget); "Two Approaches to Intelligence: Piagetian and Psychometric" (D. Elkind); "An…
Descriptors: Behavior Rating Scales, Behavior Theories, Cognitive Measurement, Cognitive Processes
Brouillet, Frank B. – 1973
The results of the Washington Elementary Educational Assessment Project (WEEAP) are presented in this report. The purposes of the Assessment project were (1) to assess the reading and mathematics achievement in Washington elementary schools by sampling fourth and sixth grade students in randomly selected school buildings; (2) to identify…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Educational Assessment, Elementary Education, Grade 4
Green, Donald Ross; Draper, John F. – 1972
This paper considers the question of bias in group administered academic achievement tests, bias which is inherent in the instruments themselves. A body of data on the test of performance of three disadvantaged minority groups--northern, urban black; southern, rural black; and, southwestern, Mexican-Americans--as tryout samples in contrast to…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Bias, Comparative Testing, Educational Testing
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