Test Taking Strategies and Student Achievement. Kris R. Sweetnam Churchill Elementary School Cloquet, Minnesota. Standardized Achievement Tests. Hold Schools Accountable High Stakes Clash with Performance Based Learning Track Students. Taylor & Walton, 1997, p. 67.
Kris R. Sweetnam
Churchill Elementary School
“ When test scores become the most important factor determining who gets included in and excluded from educational opportunities, scores that accurately reflect students’ knowledge and skills become imperative.”
How could I get my low test achievers to perform their best on standardized tests?
What factors were contributing to poor performance at test time?
What test taking strategies could I teach all my students?
Significant gains in ITBS scores for “no label” group, Title One, GT and ADHD subgroups
No significant change in scores for Native, Counseled, and Special Ed student subgroups