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Seibel, David – Educational Testing Service, 2020
In the United States, African-American students often face challenges that arise from structural stigma, which can inhibit their ability to learn and grow in the classroom and in their daily lives. Structural stigma, along with centuries of racist attitudes and policies, can impede student progress and is a challenge for policymakers, business…
Descriptors: African American Students, Racial Bias, Barriers, Ethnic Stereotypes
Kell, Harrison J.; Roohr, Katrina C.; Fishtein, Daniel – Educational Testing Service, 2020
This research brief is the first in Research & Development's "Career and Technical Education Series." It uses longitudinal data to document how women, racial and ethnic groups, individuals with disabilities, and those from economically disadvantaged families are represented across the different Career and Technical Education (CTE)…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Occupational Clusters, Longitudinal Studies, Females
Sykes, Gary; Bell, Courtney; Shukla, Bhavya – Educational Testing Service, 2019
There is a missing link regarding the connection of students to teachers. From a learning perspective, that critical link is the quality of instruction that students receive. It matters who teachers are, but it matters even more what they do in their interactions with students and the subjects that students are learning. The pursuit of educational…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Educational Quality, Equal Education, Educational Indicators
Kenyon, Susan – Educational Testing Service, 2019
This issue of ETS Policy Notes provides highlights from the second in a planned series of conferences jointly convened by the National Urban League (NUL) and Educational Testing Service (ETS) to foster collaboration among, and further the mission of, Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). On October 24-25, 2018, 65 presidents and…
Descriptors: Black Colleges, Conferences (Gatherings), Educational Finance, Financial Support
Sabatini, John; O'Reilly, Tenaha; Doorey, Nancy A. – Educational Testing Service, 2018
In May 2016, an invitational symposium on the Reading for Understanding (RfU) initiative was held in Alexandria, Virginia. Co-hosted by ETS and the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO), the symposium brought together some 160 state and local education leaders to examine the results of the Reading for Understanding Initiative. The goal of…
Descriptors: Reading Research, Preschool Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Literacy Education
Martin-Raugh, Michelle P.; Reese, Clyde M.; Tannenbaum, Richard J.; Steinberg, Jonathan H.; Xu, Jun – Educational Testing Service, 2016
The purpose of this study is to explore the validity evidence supporting the high-leverage practices (HLPs) of the ETS® National Observational Teaching Exam (NOTE) assessment series, a kindergarten through 6th grade teacher licensure assessment. HLPs include "tasks and activities that are essential for skillful beginning teachers to…
Descriptors: Beginning Teachers, Elementary School Teachers, Teaching Skills, Educational Practices
Frankel, Lois; Brownstein, Beth; Soiffer, Neil; Hansen, Eric – Educational Testing Service, 2016
The work described in this report is the first phase of a project to provide easy-to-use tools for authoring and rendering secondary-school algebra-level math expressions in synthesized speech that is useful for students with blindness or low vision. This report describes the initial development, software implementation, and evaluation of the…
Descriptors: Secondary School Mathematics, Algebra, Audio Equipment, Blindness
Frankel, Lois; Brownstein, Beth – Educational Testing Service, 2016
The work described in this report is the second phase of a project to provide easy-to-use tools for authoring and rendering secondaryschool algebra-levelmath expressions insynthesized speech that is useful for studentswithblindnessor lowvision.This report describes the development and results of the second feedback study performed for our project,…
Descriptors: Visual Impairments, Blindness, Assistive Technology, Feedback (Response)
Witherspoon, Margaret; Sykes, Gary; Bell, Courtney – Educational Testing Service, 2016
This paper provides a description and rationale for a performance assessment of a teaching practice--leading a classroom discussion (LCD)--included in the ETS® National Observational Teaching Examination (NOTE) assessment series. In this assessment, candidates interact with a small class of virtual students represented by avatars in a…
Descriptors: Performance Based Assessment, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Simulated Environment, Computer Simulation
Qi, Yi; Sykes, Gary – Educational Testing Service, 2016
This report describes and provides research and scholarly support for a core practice of teaching--eliciting student thinking (EST)--that is the target for a performance assessment contributing one component of the "ETS"® National Observational Teaching Examination (NOTE) assessment series. The purpose of this report is to review the…
Descriptors: Performance Based Assessment, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Simulated Environment, Computer Simulation
Stickler, Leslie; Sykes, Gary – Educational Testing Service, 2016
This report reviews the scholarly and research evidence supporting the construct labeled modeling and explaining content (MEC), which is measured via a performance assessment in the "ETS"® National Observational Teaching Examination (NOTE) assessment series. This construct involves practices at the heart of teaching that deal with how…
Descriptors: Performance Based Assessment, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Simulated Environment, Computer Simulation
Martin-Raugh, Michelle P.; Reese, Clyde M.; Howell, Heather; Tannenbaum, Richard J.; Steinberg, Jonathan H.; Xu, Jun – Educational Testing Service, 2016
The purpose of this report is to explore the content-related validity evidence supporting the mathematics components of the "ETS"® National Observational Teaching Exam (NOTE) assessment series, a kindergarten through 6th grade teacher licensure assessment. To establish the content knowledge required for the effective teaching of…
Descriptors: Teacher Certification, Teacher Evaluation, Elementary School Teachers, Teacher Competencies
Martin-Raugh, Michelle P.; Reese, Clyde M.; Phelps, Geoffrey C.; Tannenbaum, Richard J.; Steinberg, Jonathan H.; Xu, Jun – Educational Testing Service, 2016
The purpose of this report is to explore the content-related validity evidence supporting the English language arts (ELA) components of the "ETS"® National Observational Teaching Exam (NOTE) assessment series, a kindergarten through 6th-grade teacher licensure assessment. To establish the content knowledge required for the effective…
Descriptors: Language Arts, Teacher Certification, Teacher Evaluation, Elementary School Teachers
Yaffe, Deborah – Educational Testing Service, 2015
This issue of ETS Policy Notes (Vol. 22, No. 1) provides highlights from a recent symposium sponsored by ETS and the Children Defense Fund (CDF), "Advancing Success for Black Men in College," held on June 23, 2014, in Washington, DC. The symposium is part of a two-conference series: It was the 18th of ETS's "Addressing Achievement…
Descriptors: Achievement Gap, Student Improvement, College Students, Success
Pacheco, Manuel T. – Educational Testing Service, 2015
In the 2015 Tomás Rivera lecture, Manuel T. Pacheco, President Emeritus of the University of Missouri System and the University of Arizona, discusses the importance of representing the Hispanic American population proportionately among college students, faculty, staff, and administration in higher education.
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, College Students, Hispanic Americans, College Faculty
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