Education 441 Notes 9

Education 441 Notes 9 - ACT is required in the middle...

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Unks Intelligence test-intelligence Achievement test- how much subject matter do you know Diagnostic Test- looks like above but resukts are used to determine what should be taught Aptitude test- predict how well you wil do in a future type setting (SAT predicts how well you will do your first year if college) SAT- Scholastic Aptitude Test-people think it is an achievement test, it doesn’t measure how bright you are, it’s a measure how well you will do in college. States get into competition with each other based on these scores NC requires a PSAT which has helped improve results A state does well in the SAT when they take ACT too States with higher average income do better The more ppl who take the SAT, the lower the average becomes- the regression to the mean says it will go down until it gets to true middle SAT is not college or govt owned- privately owned by College board. East and West coast require SAT for college
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Unformatted text preview: ACT is required in the middle states If living in mid-countey, they may take SAT for e/w coast schools If living on coasts, take ACT for middle colleges Looked at NC- Schlechty and Vance, early 1980s who goes into teaching and who stays? Who chooses to teach? The womens movement- opening up of occupations started studying things and average lowered Majority comes from 5. Race- lost all good, smart blacks to other fields, avg lowered Smart ppl do not make better teachers all the time but dumb teachers make worse teachers Who stays and who goes? Teaching Fellows Loan given to seniors in HS and it is payed back by teaching or just money the best and the brightest Came bc of Schlechty and Vance Dont stay any longer than normal teachers Based on assumption that ppl decided to bteach in senior year is better than college...
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