Testing Student Learning, Evaluating Teaching Effectiveness
by W. M. Evers, H. J. Walberg
Publisher: Hoover Institution Press 2004
Number of pages: 337
This book takes a hard look at the professional, technical, and public policy issues surrounding student achievement and teacher effectiveness -- and shows how testing and accountability can play a vital role in improving American schools.
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by Irwin Kirsch, Henry Braun (eds) - Springer
Across the country, our children are beginning life from very different starting points. These different starting points place children on distinctly different trajectories of development, ultimately leading to vastly different adult outcomes.
by Brock Haussamen - National Council of Teachers of English
This book is a resource for college teachers who wonder what to do about grammar -- how to teach it, how to apply it. It offers teachers ways to negotiate the often conflicting goals of testing, confident writing, the culturally inclusive classroom.
by Charlotte Thompson Iserbyt - 3d Research Co
This book argues that the academic meltdown in our public education system is intentional. It asserts that change agents have been working at the Education Department to change curriculum, not to improve teaching but to promote a socialist agenda.
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