Written in a student-friendly style, Measurement and Statistics for Teachers shows teachers how to use measurement and statistics wisely in their classes. Although there is some discussion of theory, emphasis is given to the practical, everyday uses of measurement and statistics. The second part of the text provides more complete coverage of basic descriptive statistics and their use in the classroom than in any text now available. Comprehensive and accessible, Measurement and Statistics for Teachers includes: Short vignettes showing concepts in action Numerous classroom examples Highlighted vocabulary Boxes summarizing related concepts End-of-chapter exercises and problems Six full chapters devoted to the essential topic of Classroom Tests Instruction on how to carry out informal assessments, performance assessments, and portfolio assessments, and how to use and interpret standardized tests A five-chapter section on Descriptive Statistics, giving instructors the option of more thoroughly teaching basic measurement constructs such as validity, reliability, and score reportingIf you go to your statea#39;s Department of Education website, you should be able to download the current content standards. ... 2000) published a set of principles and standards for school mathematics for kindergarten through 12th-grade education. ... One of the most important and time-consuming planning activities for teachers is the development of daily lesson plans. ... For example, Sally Rodgers might have set a goal today to teach her 5th-grade students about the Great Lakes.
|Title||:||Measurement and Statistics for Teachers|
|Author||:||Malcolm Van Blerkom|
|Publisher||:||Routledge - 2008-10-27|