Group Testing in the Philadelphia Public Schools

Boyer, Philip A.
March 1946
Education;Mar1946, Vol. 66 Issue 7, p416
Academic Journal
The article presents information on group testing being conducted in public schools in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Group testing is one of the many devices used by teachers to aid in observing children systematically and in appraising and guiding their progress toward the achievement of accepted goals. It consists of aptitudes and skills in grades 1 to 9 and a voluntary program in all grades to meet evaluation needs as they arise in the flexible administration of the curriculum. The aptitudes, abilities, interests, and needs of individual pupils and groups of pupils are prime determiners of classroom activities.


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