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Improving Test Scores A Practical Approach for Teachers and Administrators

ISBN-10: 1569762023

ISBN-13: 9781569762028

Edition: 2006

Authors: Scott Mandel, Anne J. Udall

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Concrete, practical strategies to help students improve their test scores for teachers of all grade levels and subject areas are presented in this comprehensive resource. Addressing key issues of concern for teachers, students, and administrators, this book focuses on the best way to cover material that students will be tested on without compromising daily instruction. Using a framework of multiple intelligences, these tips help teachers improve students' critical thinking and test-taking skills, motivating them to perform at their best without adding undue stress. The useful ideas and strategies are derived from the methods of teachers and staff who have successfully raised students' test scores without sacrificing the integrity of their day-to-day teaching.
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Book details

List price: $31.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Corwin Press
Publication date: 11/1/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 160
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.75" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.506
Language: English

Anne J. Udall is the executive director of the Lee Institute, an organization that aims to build collaborative leadership, and has worked as a teacher and assistant superintendent.

Acknowledgements
Introduction
Teacher Issues
Matching the Curroculum to the Test and to Your Teaching
Teaching the Curricular Materials You're Given
Teaching Critical Thinking
Teaching Study and Testing Skills
Raising Your Morale
Working With Students
Issues of Relevance: Motivation, Stress, and Special Needs
Activating Your Students' Thinking
Administrative Concerns
Dealing With Test Scores: On Site and With Parents
Creating a Positive Teaching Staff
Creating a Productive Testing Envirnonment and Administering the Test
A Treasure Chest of Teacher Tips
Reference List
Index