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Frequently asked questions about assessment

Author(s): 
Charles Darr

Charles answers the following questions:

  • If we pre- and post-test every unit, are we overtesting?
  • How can we determine whether our students have progressed if we do not test every unit?
  • Is it valid to test students soon after they have received instruction in something?
  • Should parents know where their children stand in terms of test data, or should we only use it for our teaching purposes?
  • When is Stanine 4 and above average?
Journal issue: 
Start page: 
47

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