# Measurement and Statistics for Teachers

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Written in a student-friendly style, Measurement and Statistics for Teachers shows teachers how to use measurement and statistics wisely in their classes. Although there is some discussion of theory, emphasis is given to the practical, everyday uses of measurement and statistics. The second part of the text provides more complete coverage of basic descriptive statistics and their use in the classroom than in any text now available. Comprehensive and accessible, Measurement and Statistics for Teachers includes: Short vignettes showing concepts in action Numerous classroom examples Highlighted vocabulary Boxes summarizing related concepts End-of-chapter exercises and problems Six full chapters devoted to the essential topic of Classroom Tests Instruction on how to carry out informal assessments, performance assessments, and portfolio assessments, and how to use and interpret standardized tests A five-chapter section on Descriptive Statistics, giving instructors the option of more thoroughly teaching basic measurement constructs such as validity, reliability, and score reportingVerbally asking a group of 3rd graders comprehension questions about a story they just read. A pop quiz in a 7th-grade math class. Observing the students ... Diagnostic, Formative, or Summative? 1. 2. ... before the test. SPOTLIGHT ON THE CLASSROOM Miss Anderson is a first-year 3rd-grade teacher at Wilkins Primary.

 Title : Measurement and Statistics for Teachers Author : Malcolm Van Blerkom Publisher : Routledge - 2008-10-27