Norm-Referenced and Criterion-Referenced Assessments. A Historical view from 1900 to the Present. How did Standardized T esting become what it is today?. College Entrance Examination Board founded (CEEB)1900 To identify students from the “elite” institutions in the northeastern U.S.
A Historical view from 1900 to the Present
In 1968; The University of California adopts the SAT as a requirement for admission.
scores range from 600 to 2400, combining test results from three 800-point sections
Writing added in 2005
By 2015 it will be a offered as a computer-assisted test
tests are scored individually on a scale of 1–36, and a Composite score is provided which is the whole number average of the four scores.
No results for individual students, classrooms, or schools.
Testing 4th, 8th and 12th graders across the country.
Material is chosen by how well it matches what students learn that is considered most important.
This score might tell which math operations a student can perform or the level of reading difficulty the student can understand
Reaction to NCLB and the States requirement to create Standards-Based Education Reform
the standards cannot be changed or modified, creating in effect, a national curriculum.
Speaking & Listening
Media & Technology
The Smarter Balanced Assessment Test
The First National Assessment of SBAT is scheduled for Spring 2015
This will replace the NECAP in NH
The other test for the Common Core State Standards is the:
Partnership for Assessment of Readiness of College and Careers (PARCC)
19 states plus the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands