Preparing for and Passing the School Superintendent Test of Texas 2nd Edition

Author: Pauline M. Sampson
Publisher: DEStech Publications, Inc
ISBN: 1605952168
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Text designed for educators training for the Texas school superintendencyExplains the standards students need to know and connects them to typical test questionsPractice questions and test-taking strategies included Written by a well-known professor who has offered academic courses on the Texas superintendency test, this is a revision of a popular handbook designed to assist professionals in preparing for the state of Texas' school superintendency exam. The book lists current standards examinees are required to know, explains what the standards mean and locates them in terms of practice questions and answers. Designed for superintendent courses and self-study, the new edition includes updated standards and longer and improved question sets.

Requirements for Certification of Teachers Counselors Librarians Administrators for Elementary and Secondary Schools Eighty second Edition 2017 2018

Author: Colleen Frankhart
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022652177X
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This volume offers state-by-state listings of the requirements for certification for elementary and secondary schools. Sales figures for previous editions: 75th edition: 1,293 cl 76th edition: 1,206 cl 77th edition: 1,176 cl/22 e 78th edition: 1,028 cl/1 e 79th edition: 966 cl/9 e 80th edition: 865 cl/16 e 81st edition: 754 cl/1 e

Passing the Principal TExES Exam

Author: Elaine L. Wilmore
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1452286000
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Your guide to acing the TExEs exam This best-selling handbook is the definitive resource for prospective principals who want to boost student performance and demonstrate outstanding school leadership. Thoroughly updated to address the completely revamped TExES exam, this new edition details: The domains and competencies of successful school leadership The leadership philosophy on which TexES is constructed A sample test and important areas to focus on What to do in the weeks, days, and even the night before the test An extensive list of additional resources to supplement each domain

The Paradoxes of High Stakes Testing

Author: Michael Russell
Publisher: IAP
ISBN: 1607529831
Format: PDF
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As a nation, we spend more than $1 billion a year on federally mandated educational tests that 30 million students must take each year. The country spends an additional $1.2 billion on test preparation materials designed to help students pass these tests. While test mandates were put in place with good intentions, increasingly educational leaders and policy makers are questioning these test based reform efforts. Some question whether these programs are doing more harm than good. Others call for the development of more and better tests. Given the vast amount of resources our nation pours into testing, is it time we pay closer attention to these testing programs? Is it time we hold the testing industry and policy makers accountable for the tests they make and use? Is it time we invest resources to develop new ways of testing our students? The Paradoxes of HighStakes Testing explores these and other questions, as it helps parents, teachers, educational leaders, and policy makers better understand the complexities of educational policies that use tests as a lever for improving the quality of education. The book explores: >> how testing is used to enable teachers and schools to be more effective and improve student learning, >> why testing is so ingrained in the American psyche and why policy makers rely on testing policies to reform our educational system, >> what we can learn from a long history of testbased reform efforts that have occurred over centuries and across continents, >> what effects testing has on teaching and learning in our schools when it is used to solve political, social, or economic problems. Most importantly, the book describes several ways in which testing can be improved to provide more accurate and more useful measures of student learning. Many of these improvements capitalize on technology to provide teachers with more detailed, diagnostic information about student learning and measure skills that some leaders argue are essential for the 21st century work force. Exploring what is within reach is critical because current testing policies are hindering these improvements. Finally, given that testing is and will continue to be an integral part of our educational system, the book concludes that, like other sectors of our society, educational testing must be more closely monitored to ensure that high quality tests are used to measure student achievement and to minimize the negative effects that testing has on students, schools, and our society. Given the opportunity our nation has to rethink and redesign its testing policies, The Paradoxes of HighStakes Testing presents a clear strategy to maximize the positive effects of educational testing.

Passing the Superintendent TExES Exam

Author: Elaine L. Wilmore
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1412956196
Format: PDF, ePub
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Elaine L. Wilmore guides superintendents in Texas and elsewhere through the certification test in Passing the Superintendent TExES Exam, the sequel to her best-selling Passing the Principal TExES Exam. This comprehensive resource is a must-have for anyone taking the superintendent TExES exam, but it will also be useful to others across the nation and around the world as the Texas standards are closely aligned with those of the Educational Leadership Constituent Council (ELCC). By breaking down the domains and competencies of the test into manageable components, Wilmore guides readers through personal success plans to superintendent certification.

Annual Editions

Author: Kathleen M. Cauley
Publisher: McGraw-Hill College
Format: PDF
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This reader of public press articles discusses perspectives on teaching; development; exceptional and culturally diverse students; learning and instruction; motivation and classroom management; and assessment. Adopters have access to Dushkin Online, a student website designed to support Annual Editions titles. (