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Chapter-7 - WhatElementaryTeacher MadeTestsAreMadeOf

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    What Elementary Teacher  Made Tests Are Made Of… Constructing Objective Test Items:  Simple Forms Linn and Gronlund Chap. 7
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    A quick setup… Chapter 6 was thinking through our test  ahead of time… Now we must construct This is of utmost importance to validity.   Bad questions that don’t measure what you  are after make for an invalid test. This is a skill that can be learned. We’ll look at Short Answer, True-False,  and Matching
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    Short Answer You give me some examples in the  reading, math, science, and social  studies… Pluses Easy to construct Students supply the answer Minuses Can’t measure complex learning What about spelling?
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    Short Answer Suggestions 1. Be specific 2. Don’t copy lingo from the textbook 3. Ask a direct question, not an  incomplete statement 4.   5. Keep answer blanks the same length  (maybe…) 6. Don’t overuse it… (too many blanks)
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Chapter-7 - WhatElementaryTeacher MadeTestsAreMadeOf

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