Measurement and Statistics for Teachers

Author: Malcolm L. Van Blerkom
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1315464756
Format: PDF, ePub
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Measurement and Statistics for Teachers deftly combines descriptive statistics and measurement in the classroom into a student-friendly, practical volume. Based on a course taught by the author for the past 25 years, this book offers to undergraduate education students a clear account of the basic issues in measurement and details best practices for administering performance assessments, interpreting test scores, and evaluating student writing. This second edition includes updated pedagogical features, timely discussions of student assessment, state standards (including NCLB), and an expanded focus that incorporates the needs of Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary teachers.

Measurement and Statistics for Teachers

Author: Malcolm Van Blerkom
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781410618887
Format: PDF
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Written in a student-friendly style, Measurement and Statistics for Teachers shows teachers how to use measurement and statistics wisely in their classes. Although there is some discussion of theory, emphasis is given to the practical, everyday uses of measurement and statistics. The second part of the text provides more complete coverage of basic descriptive statistics and their use in the classroom than in any text now available. Comprehensive and accessible, Measurement and Statistics for Teachers includes: Short vignettes showing concepts in action Numerous classroom examples Highlighted vocabulary Boxes summarizing related concepts End-of-chapter exercises and problems Six full chapters devoted to the essential topic of Classroom Tests Instruction on how to carry out informal assessments, performance assessments, and portfolio assessments, and how to use and interpret standardized tests A five-chapter section on Descriptive Statistics, giving instructors the option of more thoroughly teaching basic measurement constructs such as validity, reliability, and score reporting

Educational Measurement and Evaluation

Author: J. Swarupa Rani
Publisher: Discovery Publishing House
ISBN: 9788171418596
Format: PDF, ePub
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Imparting knowledge is one thing and measuring the same is another. Similarly, perfect teaching is one thing and evaluating the learners is another. In fact, for measurement and evaluation of the level of knowledge of learners requires a particular acumen and a different skills. In today s educational world, the scholars have accorded the status of an art to the capability of an educator or teacher, which he or she possesses and exhibits in testing and ranking his or her pupils at various intervals of time. Now, we find expert evaluators and examiners, who specialise in conducting different tests, and examinations. In fact, all teachers, should master this skills. However, this is a new stream, which demands flawless methods and techniques for carrying out the exercises, known as Evaluation and Measurement.

Encyclopedia of Educational Psychology

Author: Neil J. Salkind
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1412916887
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The field of educational psychology draws from a variety of diverse disciplines including human development across the life span, measurement and statistics, learning and motivation, and teaching. And within these different disciplines, many other fields are featured including psychology, anthropology, education, sociology, public health, school psychology, counseling, history, and philosophy. In fact, when taught at the college or university level, educational psychology is an ambitious course that undertakes the presentation of many different topics all tied together by the theme of how the individual can best function in an "educational" setting, loosely defined as anything from pre-school through adult education. Educational psychology can be defined as the application of what we know about learning and motivation, development, and measurement and statistics to educational settings (both school- and community-based).

MEASUREMENT EVALUATION AND ASSESSMENT IN EDUCATION

Author: RADHA MOHAN
Publisher: PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd.
ISBN: 8120352505
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Assessment and evaluation are central to the educational system of a country as they impact the national policy of education, besides helping in framing future strategies for growth of the nation. The process of measurement, evaluation and assessment is interlinked with curriculum and teaching–learning methods enabling learning outcomes to be determined. Good quality assessment is instrumental in determining a student’s future goal and career path, besides impacting all stakeholders of the school system. An effective school system cannot be built where the students are examined on the basis of mere paper and pencil tests. Today schools have access to the use of a range of techniques for student’s assessment, teacher performance, school’s effectiveness and the evaluation of the school system as a whole. The aim of the book is to provide an in-depth knowledge and understanding of measurement, evaluation and statistics in education—both from theoretical and practical aspects. It also offers a concise, step-by-step guide that helps in making assessment simple and economical in terms of money and time, besides being a boon for any institution. The book contains effective strategies to facilitate enhanced learning by explaining the interpretation of test scores. It has several Illustrative examples drawn from the author′s experience. Portfolios are proving to be a great way of assessment, and how to incorporate them in the teaching–learning process is dealt with in detail. Instructions for constructing rubrics for evaluation of different domains of learning, i.e., cognitive, psychomotor and affective have also been included in the book. Item analysis, basic statistics and different types of tests are discussed elaborately.

Numicon Geometry

Author: Tony Wing
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780198389415
Format: PDF, Docs
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The Numicon Geometry, Measurement and Statistics 1 Teaching Pack comprises a Teaching Resource Handbook and an Implementation Guide for teachers of children aged 5-6. The pack provides step-by-step activities and practice, with planning support and assessment opportunities, alongside advice on how best to implement Numicon in your school.

Statistics for K 8 Educators

Author: Robert Rosenfeld
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136581472
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This book offers an introduction to descriptive and inferential statistics tailored to the teaching and research needs of K-8 educators. Using statistics to tell a story, veteran teacher educator Robert Rosenfeld pushes readers away from simply performing a calculation to truly understanding the statistical concepts themselves. In addition to helping educators develop this statistical habit of mind, Rosenfeld also focuses on developing an understanding of the statistics in published research and on interpreting school data, which can be applied in school assessment and educational research. Features of this must-read resource include: Numerous exercises and activities throughout that are related specifically to the world of educators and are designed to foster conversation and small group discussion. Connections drawn between statistics and the regular mathematics curriculum to aid teachers who do classroom-based action research. A section covering the basic concepts of standardized tests, such as summative versus formative assessment, and standards-based versus norm-referenced tests. Accessibly written and conversational in tone, Statistics for K-8 Eductors provides the technical foundation to help teachers make good sense of quantitative information connected to their classrooms and to their schools.

Educational Assessment

Author: Robert J. Wright
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1412949173
Format: PDF, ePub
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Educational Tests and Measurements in the Age of Accountability is a core text for use in a first level graduate course in educational measurement and testing. In addition to covering the topics traditionally found in core textbooks for this course, this text also provides coverage of contemporary topics (including national testing programs, international achievement comparisons, the value added assessment of schools and teachers, and the public policy debate on selective admissions vs. affirmative minority enrollment).