TITLE

Limitations of Longitudinal and Cross Sectional Standardized Tests

AUTHOR(S)
Miller, Mark Aaron
PUB. DATE
September 2014
SOURCE
Interdisciplinary Journal of Teaching & Learning;Fall2014, Vol. 4 Issue 3, p220
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses how assessing teacher performance with longitudinal testing of students discourages teachers from addressing the needs of advanced students since any non-traditional instruction may negatively impact student scores. It suggests that under the longitudinal system educators must choose for example, covering a variety of enrichment. Quality measures of teacher or student performance are not created through anti- or pro-union legislation.
ACCESSION #
118964911

 

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