Measuring Results

 

What Does the Research Say About Homeschooling?

                  What Does the Research Say About the Academic Performance of Homeschooled Students?  Written by Rachel Wise, CEO and founder of educationandbehaviour.com In a recent radio interview, the host asked me what the data says about homeschooling. “Do homeschooled kids perform as well as non-homeschooled kids? Is…

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The current situation. Really !!! Tell me it isn’t true!!!

Remedial ed rate high in Alabama colleges.  This article appeared in the Dothan Eagle yesterday morning. It is a sample of the current state of literacy in America. Posted in News on Monday, July 15, 2013 5:27 pm.  The Dothan Eagle Making sure Alabama students enter college prepared for the course work they’ll encounter there is a problem…

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What Are Behavioral Objectives? Part 4 of 5: Setting Measurement Standards

This is the fourth article in a five part series about Behavioral Objectives. The articles in order of publication are: Behavioral Objectives; An Overview The Scope and Sequence Chart Gantt Charts for Progress Planning Setting Standards of Achievement or Fluency Why This Component Works Types of Standards There are lots of ways to set objectives…

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Parent/Teacher Interview Tips: Ask “How will I know about my child’s progress?”

This is the fourth post in a series covering four critical questions you need to ask your child’s teacher in your next parent-teacher interview: Question #1 – “What does my child know now?” Question #2 – “What will you teach him/her next in (pick a curriculum)?” Question #3 – “How will you know that s/he…

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Parent/Teacher Interview Tips: Ask “How do you measure my child’s progress?”

This is the third post in a series covering four critical questions you need to ask your child’s teacher in your next parent-teacher interview: Question #1 – “What does my child know now?” Question #2 – “What will you teach him/her next in (pick a curriculum)?” Question #3 – “How will you know that s/he…

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Parent/Teacher Interview Tips: Ask “What will you teach my child next?”

This is the second post in a series covering four critical questions you need to ask your child’s teacher in your next parent-teacher interview: Question #1 – “What does my child know now?” Question #2 – “What will you teach him/her next in (pick a curriculum)?” Question #3 – “How will you know that s/he…

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Parent/Teacher Interview Tips: Ask “What Does My Child Know Now?”

This is the first post in a series covering four critical questions you need to ask your child’s teacher in your next parent-teacher interview: Question #1 – “What does my child know now?” Question #2 – “What will you teach him/her next in (pick a curriculum)?” Question #3 – “How will you know that s/he…

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Measuring Academic Progress: An Alternative Proven Approach

Ever since Sir Francis Galton developed the concept of the “normal curve”, a continuing academic debate has raged regarding its characteristics, and its application. The emergence and dominance of the entire field of statistics on social science research has determined how experimentation is designed, analyzed and reported. It also underlies how academic and other tests…

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A Critical, Simple, Almost Never Used, Measure of Academic Performance

Whether you are a teacher, homeschooler or therapist, when we teach, we want to know that our teaching has been successful. Whether it is at the kitchen table, in a classroom, a withdrawal special ed program or a therapy session, we want to know that our teaching had an effect, made a difference, was worth…

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