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1998

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Retention In The Schools, Sandy Barry Jan 1998

Retention In The Schools, Sandy Barry

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The purpose of this paper is to examine grade retention. It looks at the advantages, disadvantages, and the alternatives to retention. This paper discusses factors that increases a child's chance of being retained. Aspects in education that have affected retention are also discussed. In addition, this paper looks at teachers' beliefs and why they hold these beliefs concerning_retention. Finally, the last chapter summarizes this study and draws conclusions from the literature and suggests recommendations for further study.


The Movement Toward Authentic Assessment And The Role Of Technology, Brenda L. Clark Jan 1998

The Movement Toward Authentic Assessment And The Role Of Technology, Brenda L. Clark

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Assessment can be defined as the process of collecting evidence of what a student knows and is able to do. There are several types of assessment available for use. The list includes, but is not limited to, standardized tests, performance based assessment and portfolios. All of these have both positive and negative aspects to evaluating student learning.