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Improving Test Scores
A Practical Approach for Teachers and Administrators



November 2005 | 160 pages | Corwin
Formerly published by Zephyr PressApply these concrete, practical strategies to help students at all grade levels improve their test scores in all content areas. Using multiple intelligences as a framework, this comprehensive resource offers proven, field-tested techniques that strengthen critical thinking, build test-taking skills, and motivate students to perform their best without undue stress.
 
Acknowledgements
 
Introduction
 
1. Teacher Issues
Matching the Curroculum to the Test and to Your Teaching

 
Teaching the Curricular Materials You're Given

 
Teaching Critical Thinking

 
Teaching Study and Testing Skills

 
Raising Your Morale

 
 
2. Working With Students
Issues of Relevance: Motivation, Stress, and Special Needs

 
Activating Your Students' Thinking

 
 
3. Administrative Concerns
Dealing With Test Scores: On Site and With Parents

 
Creating a Positive Teaching Staff

 
Creating a Productive Testing Envirnonment and Administering the Test

 
 
4. A Treasure Chest of Teacher Tips
 
Reference List
 
Index

"Concrete, practical strategies for adaptations you can make to your curriculum, classroom environment, and instruction."

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ISBN: 9781569762028