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Improving Test Scores

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.
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

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

Learning Magazine

Scott Mitchell Mandel

Scott M. Mandel is a National Board-certified teacher in the Los Angeles Unified School District. He has worked as a teacher, administrator, and inservice leader for more than 25 years. The author of nine teacher education books, Mandel is also the founder and director of the Teachers Helping Teachers Web site. He received his PhD in curriculum and instruction from the University of Southern California. More About Author

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ISBN: 9781569762028