TITLE

A 'Round Robin' of Tests

AUTHOR(S)
Breinin, Chrles M.
PUB. DATE
February 1993
SOURCE
Education Week;2/24/1993, Vol. 12 Issue 22, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on educational committees charged with determining what kinds of information a pupil should be required to know to reach some national standard and what should be on the tests. Once the committee has given birth to the course of study, the material to be taught must be tested for. After the round robin, any question missed by, say, 60 percent of those experts and teachers on committees not involved in the subject matter of the test should be eliminated from the test. This procedure would reduce the depth and size of what comes out of these committees to something more realistic for a real classroom.
ACCESSION #
18976239

 

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