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Improving test scores

a practical approach for teachers and administrators

by Scott M. Mandel

  • 102 Want to read
  • 20 Currently reading

Published by Zephyr Press in Chicago, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Test-taking skills -- Study and teaching,
  • Educational tests and measurements

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementScott Mandel.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLB3060.57 .M36 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3396862M
    ISBN 101569762023
    LC Control Number2005009408

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Learn some of the hurdles facing students with special needs and how to overcome them. Looking for a silver bullet or magic. Stop reading right now, I cannot give you these. There are no silver bullets or magic ways to improve reading scores or any test scores for that matter. School leaders, teachers, and communities often draw incorrect conclusions about the quality of a school, teachers, principals, all the way to a superintendent based on scores from one day of : Evan Robb.

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And there's really not a lot of things in school that require you to that. In the United States, test scores hold all of this weight.

In other nations, even those with very high-quality education systems like Finland, there are far fewer tests. According to Smithsonian Magazine, Finland only administers one standardized test, which is at the end of high school. The key to improving SAT scores “Start early!” says Green.

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