Annotated Bibliography Essay

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Stacy Perry MTE/562 Annotated Bibliography Gerald Thatcher WORKS CITED A comparison of norm-referencing and criterion-referencing methods for determining student grades in higher education. (n.d.). Retrieved February 3, 2015, from http://www.cshe.unimelb.edu.au/assessinglearning/06/normvcrit6.html This article is about the comparison of norm referencing and criterion referencing methods. The purpose of this is contrasting the two. It is about clear statements, and expected learning outcomes. It measures the student’s achievements objectively. It helps you keep an eye on the span of the student’s grades and scores. Alternatives to Standardized Tests:. (n.d.). Retrieved February 3, 2015, from…show more content…
Meador, D. (n.d.). Pros and Cons of Standardized Testing. Retrieved February 3, 2015, from http://teaching.about.com/od/assess/a/Standardized-Testing.htm This article focuses on the pros and cons of standardized testing. Some of the Pro’s that were touched on were that standardized testing holds teachers and schools accountable. It also states that it is a good tool to compare different schools in different states, and districts to compare the student growth. Unfortunately not everyone agrees with this. Some Con’s were that the standardized testing only evaluates an individual’s performance. Membership. (n.d.). Retrieved February 3, 2015, from http://www.ascd.org/publications/educational-leadership/mar99/vol56/num06/Why-Standardized-Tests-Don't-Measure-Educational-Quality.aspx This article is about how using standards and assessments do not fully measure the educational quality of the students. It also suggests that the standardized assessments promise something that is not possible with all students. It is important to keep the standardized assessments simple and not go to deep into each subject. Obama expands use of standardized tests for special-needs and American Indian students. (n.d.). Retrieved February 3, 2015, from http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/answer-sheet/wp/2014/06/27/obama-expands-use-of-standardized-tests-for-special-needs-and-american-indian-students/ This article is about expanding standardized testing to

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