The Importance Of Testing To Determine A Student's Success In School

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Reading is essential to a student’s success in school. Comprehension and speed in reading are important in standardised tests; ACT, SAT, etc. Since some colleges don’t accept certain scores, these tests all affect a student’s future. That’s why schools everywhere are trying to map out their students’ progression. They want to be certain that their teaching techniques are effective in all areas, especially reading. So, schools conduct tests to determine individuals’ progress by the end of the year. The question to be explored in these situations is: how much do students progress from the beginning of the year to the end in a particular grade?
In psychology, the scientific study of the mind, you can’t simply jump into research without one essential
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Before I move forward with my research, I’ll make sure that I’m following the APA (American Psychological Association) code of ethics. This code of ethics states that participants’ rights and well being need to be guarded, participants need to give written permission after they have been informed on the research, and if a researcher uses trickery or deceit then it needs to be reasonable and justified. The APA code of ethics also states that participants need to be aware that they can discontinue at any time, all of the participants’ information needs to be kept confidential, participants are to be protected from psychological harm, and it is necessary to give all involved in the research a summary of the findings. In order to follow this code of ethics, I would create files for each student and be certain to keep them confidential. I will also send a letter to each of the student’s parents informing them of the experiment and asking for their written permission for their child to be involved in the research. After the research has been conducted, I will then send a summary of the research conclusions and their child’s score to their home address. All of these steps will keep individuals’ information secret, while keeping parents and students aware, which are the two biggest issues for my research

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