Assessment Tools Paper

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Assessment Tools Paper Liberty University Online Abstract The paper covers six different assessment tools used to determine children’s learning profiles. This includes his or her interests, ability/intellectual level, achievement level, and personality type. Findings contain the Strong Interest Inventory, the Reynolds Intellectual Assessment Scales (RIAS), the Stanford-Binet Intelligence Scales, Fifth Edition (SB5), the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), the End-of-Course-Tests (EOCT), and the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator. Each section will answer key questions and give a short description of the given assessment tool. The goal of the paper is to…show more content…
National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) Our nation utilizes the NAEP to evaluate subject-matter achievement, instructional experiences, and school environment. It covers twelve different subject areas: the arts, civics, economics, foreign language, geography, mathematics, reading, science, technology and engineering literacy, U.S. history, world history, and writing. Each assessment takes 90 minutes. Currently it is a paper-and-pencil test, but it is moving into computer based applications. It is conducted in a group setting and submitted to another party for scoring. The results do not provide individual scores. The goal of this assessment is to represent a report card for the nation as a whole. However, each state can get the data for its region. Educators can use this information to collaborate and determine what general areas need improvement or greater focus. B. End-of-Course-Tests (EOCT) Georgia requires that students take EOCT’s at the completion of a particular class in high school. It assesses the mastery of content and counts as 20% of the student’s final grade. There are two different forms of the test: state and local. State assessments focus on the content areas of Coordinate Algebra, Analytic Geometry, Mathematics II, GPS Geometry, United States History, Economics, Biology, Physical Science, 9th Grade Literature and Composition, and American Literature and Composition. All other courses have a
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