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Understanding & Implementing Student Assessment Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. When a student is unsure of the assessment expectations, how might the student feel?

Question 2 2. What happens when students are given an oral review or review sheet before a test?

Question 3 3. When a teacher discusses the number of questions, the point value for each question, and even the time for a test, he or she is actually doing what?

Question 4 4. Which of the following BEST describes the central focus of conversations with colleagues about test scores?

Question 5 5. Which of the following BEST describes the use of a cognitive abilities test?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following BEST describes what achievement tests measure?

Question 7 7. Which of the following validity coefficients would indicate a highly predictive assessment?

Question 8 8. A test with high _____ validity references the material actually taught to the students.

Question 9 9. If a teacher wants to assess predictive validity of a test, a common way to achieve this is by _____.

Question 10 10. After administering an assessment, a school finds that the reading material was too high for the grade level. What was the problem?

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Question 11 11. Knowing the _____ of a test passage is done by measuring repeated use of words and the length of sentences to find a Lexile measure.

Question 12 12. A student is reading a test question and is offended by the information about her culture presented in the passage. What is the problem with the test question?

Question 13 13. 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 14 14. A school principal wants to know the cost and length of time needed to administer an exam. This refers to the _____ of the exam.

Question 15 15. The most important quality of a good assessment is _____.

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Question 16 16. Which of the following can assessment data help you identify?

Question 17 17. How does a teacher know which students need extra help or intervention for a certain skill or concept?

Question 18 18. What is an assessment?

Question 19 19. Which of these is the most important skill that peer assessment teaches students?

Question 20 20. What should you do to ensure students are conducting useful peer/self-assessments?

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Question 21 21. Who are students assessing when they are engaged in peer assessment?

Question 22 22. When teachers share assessment results with parents/legal guardians, it is good practice to _____.

Question 23 23. A school would like to have a policy that allows teachers to show parents not only their children's work, but also other students' work if it helps parents more fully understand an assessment. This is OK as long as _____.

Question 24 24. A teacher gets ready to share the assessment results of a child whose progress in school requires intervention by specialized school staff because of difficulty in reading and writing. Which of the following school professionals should not receive a photocopy of the child's results?

Question 25 25. Who came up with the process of Dynamic Assessment?

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Question 26 26. Zone of proximal development refers to:

Question 27 27. A cycle of pretest, teach, retest is an example of:

Question 28 28. Sanjay stopped taking the test when he came upon several questions with words that had different meanings and contexts to him. This is an example of:

Question 29 29. What makes a test biased?

Question 30 30. Which of the following test-taker differences is NOT likely to result in test bias?

Understanding & Implementing Student Assessment Chapter Exam Instructions

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