Wechsler Individual Achievement Test

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  • Types Of Parental Involvement Parents

    The measure will be a thirty-item scale with a 5-point scale answer format to assesses the activities parents have towards their child’s education, teacher, and school. Examples of these items include “Mark three school (home) activities you frequently participate,” “How often you help you child with homework or monitor homework completion,” “how often you attend a parent-teacher conference,” and “how often you attend a class event.” (2) Academic Performance To measure students’ academic performance, this study will use The Wechsler Individual Achievement Test-Second Edition (WIAT-II; The Psychological Corporation, 2002), a standardized test for measuring academic achievement. Students will be asked to finish the five tests related to reading and mathematics. The average score of reading and math will be used as a child’s final test score.…

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  • Critical Analysis Popham

    Article Critique One Main Idea W. James Popham, a former UCLA Professor, argues that standardized achievement tests should not be used to measure the effectiveness of a school or its teachers, even though the tests were and are still often used for such a purpose. Popham believes that while these tests roughly measure a student’s strengths and weakness and can provide useful information to both teachers and parents, they are, however, inadequate evaluating tools to gauge a school’s…

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  • Student Lilly And Early Adolescence

    Adolescence is a time of growing up, moving from the immaturity of childhood into the maturity of adulthood, of preparation of the future (Steinberg, 2014). There are many factors that contribute to the behavior of adolescence, such as family structure, socioeconomics, parenting techniques, medical conditions, and depression. Therefore, as a teacher, knowing and understanding these factors can have a large impact on the student’s academic achievement. This holds true because “teachers set the…

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  • Literature Analysis

    Proposed Action The literature analysis presents possible solutions addressing how PLC’s focused on assessment data can affect student achievement. These solutions were considered in relations to a cyber environment and three were selected for the research study. These solutions include: 1) teachers meeting regularly with content-based PLC groups, 2) a focus on the D3M framework in the PLC environment to drive instructional decisions, and 3) teachers developing shared goals to improve student…

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  • AERA Standards In Educational Research

    problem, which is the increasing use of high-stakes test as instruments of educational procedure. The statement on high-stakes testing is grounded on the 1999 Standards for Educational and Psychological Testing (Position Statement, 2000). The standards are supported and authorized by the AERA composed with the American Psychological Association (APA) and the National Council on Measurement in Education…

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  • Successful Mentoring Essay

    content knowledge and implementing Common Core Standards. School data has shown an increase in discipline referrals from new teachers and a decrease in student test scores and teacher retention. Teachers at my school average six office referrals a year. Two novice teachers have ten and twenty-three referrals for the current school year. Achievement is directly impacted when students are absent from class instruction due to discipline referrals. Six teachers have left our faculty of fifteen…

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  • Leanuenue Reflection Essay

    This is because of the possibility of false positives. Students at Ānuenue do not start English until fifth grade. Therefore, the students might not understand the questions and/or incorrectly write the answers, despite knowing the content. This would lead to students incorrectly being identified as having a disability. If I was to take the test in Hawaiian, I would do terribly because I am not fluent in the language. The same holds true for many students at Ānuenue. Moreover, the school cannot…

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  • The Importance Of Intelligence Testing

    Intelligence tests measure the potential cognitive capabilities of an individual (Gregory, 2011). Achievement tests help measure an individual’s achievements such as how he or she mastered skills and acquired knowledge resulting from schooling and/or training that individual has received (Gregory, 2011). Intelligence tests and achievement tests should correlate with one another; however, this is not always the case (Gregory, 2011). Several intelligence tests exist; however, educational…

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  • Clinical Assessments

    entitled “Appraisal Procedures for Counselors and Helping Professionals” was focused on testing and assessments used in helping professions. The construct of intelligence is largely focused on “individual differences in mental ability” (Drummond, 2004, p. 124) and has over the years had several models postulated in an attempt to theorize its facets. Some of the more prominent models purported includes Thurstone’s Multifactor theory, Vernon’s Hierarchical theory, Guilford’s Model of…

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  • Minnie's Case Study

    sessions of approximately 90 minutes each. She used her right hand during the examination. Minnie did not appear to have any visual or auditory difficulties. Although a positive behavior incentive system was used during testing, Minnie was observed to have a great deal of difficulty. During administration of the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children, Fifth Edition (WISC-V), Minnie appeared to engage in avoidant behavior which included: excessive talking, crying, walking around the testing…

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