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McKnight, Katherine; Graybeal, John; Yarbro, Jessica; Graybeal, Lacey – Pearson Education, Inc., 2016
To contribute to the global discussion about what makes an effective teacher, Pearson surveyed students ages 15-19, teachers, principals, education researchers, education policymakers, and parents of school-aged children in 23 countries (Canada, U.S., Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, Finland, Germany, Poland, England, Morocco, Egypt, South Africa,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Effectiveness, Student Surveys, Adolescents
Creswell, John W. – Pearson Education, Inc., 2015
"Educational Research: Planning, Conducting, and Evaluating Quantitative and Qualitative Research" offers a truly balanced, inclusive, and integrated overview of the processes involved in educational research. This text first examines the general steps in the research process and then details the procedures for conducting specific types…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Qualitative Research, Statistical Analysis, Research Methodology
Cromwell, Ashley M.; McClarty, Katie Larsen; Larson, Sarah J. – Pearson Education, Inc., 2013
This paper outlines current student-level indicators at the high school and middle school levels that predict college success. In this bulletin, indicators are divided into three categories: assessment scores (e.g., SAT® exam scores), transcript attributes (e.g., course rigor), and additional indicators (e.g., attendance) that impact achievement.
Descriptors: College Readiness, Predictor Variables, Success, Middle School Students
Conforti, Peter A. – Pearson Education, Inc., 2013
This paper outlines each state's definition of college and career readiness and shows whether they associate with the Common Core State Standards Initiative (CCSSI), ACT College and Career Readiness System (ACCRS), or both. The general definition that emerges can not only facilitate interstate discussions on multiple levels, but also provide…
Descriptors: College Readiness, Career Readiness, Graduation Requirements, High School Graduates
Soto, Amanda C.; Taylor, Melinda A. – Pearson Education, Inc., 2013
Learning progressions represent a set of skills or pieces of knowledge ordered sequentially from least to most complex. This sequence can guide instruction as well as assessment content. This paper describes several useful methods for validating learning progressions including validating the relationship between the progression and student…
Descriptors: Learning Processes, Sequential Learning, Validity, Mastery Learning
Conforti, Peter A. – Pearson Education, Inc., 2013
This paper compares the minimum requirements for high school graduation in each state with admission requirements for the state's main (or "flagship") university campus. In 80% of the states, the high school graduation requirements do not meet the minimum standards necessary for admission to their own state universities.
Descriptors: College Readiness, Career Readiness, Graduation Requirements, High School Graduates
Beimers, Jennifer N.; Way, Walter D.; McClarty, Katie Larsen; Miles, Julie A. – Pearson Education, Inc., 2012
In this bulletin, we describe the processes and practices associated with "Evidence Based Standard Setting," which draw directly from the concept of evidence-based medicine.
Descriptors: Evidence Based Practice, Standard Setting, Cutting Scores, College Readiness
O'Malley, Kimberly; McClarty, Katie; Magda, Tracey; Burling, Kelly – Pearson Education, Inc., 2011
The nation is showing an unprecedented focus on increasing the rigor in education and preparing students for college. The college readiness trend is driving changes in the ways in which the nation uses student test data. Educational data are no longer limited to static data snapshots showing the status of a student performance at one point in…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement Gains, Teacher Effectiveness, Models
O'Malley, Kimberly; McClarty, Katie; Magda, Tracey; Burling, Kelly – Pearson Education, Inc., 2011
The nation is showing an unprecedented focus on increasing the rigor in education and preparing students for college. The college readiness trend is driving changes in the ways in which the nation uses student test data. Educational data are no longer limited to static data snapshots showing the status of a student performance at one point in…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Academic Achievement, Longitudinal Studies, College Readiness
Pearson Education, Inc., 2011
With the June 2, 2010, release of the Common Core State Standards, state-led education standards developed for K-12 English Language Arts and Mathematics, Pearson Learning Assessments and content experts conducted an in-depth study to analyze how the "Stanford 10 Achievement Test Series," Tenth Edition (Stanford 10) and Stanford 10…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Standardized Tests, Common Core State Standards, Alignment (Education)