Wide Range Achievement Test

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  • Wide Range Achievement Test-Four Paper

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    and critiques the Wide Range Achievement Test-4 (WRAT-4). The first test edition was created by Joseph Jastak and Sidney Bijou in 1941 and was published in 1946. “The WRAT-4 was developed and published by Dr. Gary S. Wilkinson and Dr. Gary J. Robertson in 2006” The age group suitable for the test, is 5-94 years. The purpose of the test is to gauge individual or group ability in reading, word comprehension, sentence comprehension, spelling, and math computation. The entire test kit is available for

  • Evaluation Case Study

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    indicative of grade placement abilities in spelling, approximately a grade lower in word reading, and two or three grades lower in sentence comprehension. During the Vocabulary test on the WAIS-IV, she exhibited difficulty with explaining verbal concepts. However, her verbal comprehension index score fell within the average range compared to same-age peers. On the aphasia screening, TV’s responses suggested difficulty with reading and dyslexia. Physical Appearance: TV presented with average height

  • Review On The Differential Ability Scales

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    Differential Ability Scales. This particular test appealed to me because it tests children from ages 2 through 17 with varying developmental levels. Some of the things measured are cognitive abilities, which includes verbal and visual working memory, understanding of basic number concepts, processing and naming speed, and matching and visual recognition. The Differential Ability Scales is an individually administered battery of cognitive and achievement tests for children and adolescents aged 2 years

  • The Importance Of Individual Achievement Tests

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    clinical or school settings. Group achievement tests might also be considered as educational achievement tests, since these instruments are apparently employed in academic settings. On the other hand, individual achievement tests may be an important measurement tool in the diagnosis of learning disability. Not only do these tests render documentation of impaired scholastic performance in crucial areas as reading, writing, and numerical ability, some achievement tests can aid in identifying certain skill

  • The Pros And Cons Of General Intelligence Tests

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    the individual’s attainment measured by general intelligence tests are indeed broader and the products of less formal and usually less recent learning experiences compared to the ones measured by standardized achievement tests (Aiken, 2003c). Cohen et al. (2013b) regarded that the primary purpose for this kind of measure is that it focuses on the test taker’s level of comprehension in the different subject matters. These types of tests are commonly structured to include several subject areas divided

  • Example Of Technical Evaluation

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    2002). Reliablity Test reliability is the degree which an assessment tool produces consistent results the are free of measurement errors while test-retest reliability is the reliability of obtaining the same results twice over a period of time (Cozby & Bates, 2015). Reliability for all tests except the timed and multi-point

  • Standard Scores

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    average range? Standardised scores that are

  • Woodcock-Johnson 4 Test Of Achievement Analysis

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    Achievement Tests The Woodcock-Johnson IV Test of Achievement (WJ IV) is used for individual ages two to ninety years old. A major strength of this assessment is that it provides a broad coverage of skills that can be assessed for the child to truly learn their strengths and weaknesses. For English as a Second Language students, the administrator can administer certain clusters of subtests to determine a child’s cognitive-academic language proficiency. Also, the test has many accommodations listed

  • Are Standardized Tests a Valid Measurement of Student Learning?

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    United States. Standardized tests are used to assess students and teachers, however some people object the idea that the performance on a single test is a valid measure of what a student has learned, or what their teacher has taught them. In this paper I will argue that relying solely on standardized testing for student placement damages education. There are many different types of standardized tests used in schools around the country, but “high-stakes” achievement tests in US elementary and secondary

  • Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Assessment Analysis

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    Tests are assessing a person by using many techniques to gather a data. Also, it is a procedure to make sure the quality, performance, and reliability of something before using widely. “Tests offer an additional venue for helping us understand the ability and personality of our clients” (Neukrug, 2011, p. 397). Tests can be beneficial in goal setting and treatment planning. In the end of the nineteenth century, Alfred Binet developed one of the first tests. “A test provides only part of the picture