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FTCE Middle Grades Math: Assessing Student Learning Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. When the shape of a distribution has a large rounded peak tapering away at each end, it is called a _____.

Question 2 2. Examine this list of numbers: 3, 5, 5, 7, 7, 7, 7, 10, 18. What is the mode?

Question 3 3. Which of the following is NOT considered a misuse of standardized assessments?

Question 4 4. A student complains that only 10 questions on a 100-question test were taken from the material assigned to study for the test. The student is questioning the test's _____.

Question 5 5. Informal assessments should be used when _____.

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Question 6 6. Mr. Yaki gives his students a test where scores can range from 0 to 10. The scores result in a normal distribution. Given this information, what was probably the most common score on the test?

Question 7 7. Under the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, _____.

Question 8 8. Standardized testing is a requirement in some states in the U.S. due in part to the _____.

Question 9 9. Standardized assessments should not replace end-of-course exams because _____.

Question 10 10. Which classroom technology tool can be used by teachers to display large text for whole group reading?

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Question 11 11. The most important quality of a good assessment is _____.

Question 12 12. Using idiomatic phrases such as 'bury the hatchet' could lead to _____.

Question 13 13. Which of the following validity coefficients would indicate a highly predictive assessment?

Question 14 14. The normal distribution shows the _____ and _____ of scores.

Question 15 15. If a teacher wants to assess predictive validity of a test, a common way to achieve this is by _____.

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Question 16 16. Which of the following situations is most appropriate for a performance-based assessment?

Question 17 17. Of the following standard deviations listed, which one indicates the most variance among test scores?

Question 18 18. According to the 68-95-99.7 rule _____.

Question 19 19. A school wants to determine if an assessment has reliability over time. They administer the same assessment at the beginning of a school year and at the end. The school is assessing _____ reliability.

Question 20 20. All of the following factors impact standardized test performance EXCEPT:

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Question 21 21. An assessment is the process of making _____ about a student's knowledge and abilities.

Question 22 22. Why are teachers more reliant on technology now than they were in the past?

Question 23 23. High-stakes testing results can impact all of the following EXCEPT:

Question 24 24. All of the following are considered uses of standardized assessments EXCEPT:

Question 25 25. Which of the following is recommended when using performance assessments in the classroom?

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Question 26 26.

Calculate the z-score using the following data:

Raw score is 75, mean is 50, and standard deviation is 10

Question 27 27. All of the following are ways to compare one test-taker score to a population of test-taker scores, EXCEPT:

Question 28 28. Project-based assessments are also known as:

Question 29 29. Which of the following statistical tools is used to represent standardized test results by ranking student performance on an equal interval scale of 1-9?

Question 30 30. Ravi is taking part in adaptive testing. Which of the following will he most likely encounter?

FTCE Middle Grades Math: Assessing Student Learning Chapter Exam Instructions

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