The purpose of this paper is to review major options NAEP faces regarding introduction of technology into the assessment and to review priorities that can guide this introduction.
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This paper sought to provide a comprehensive analysis of a rater training program through the use of multifacet Rasch measurement. The purpose was to display how such an analysis can provide specific information on raters that is useful for feedback, and also important information concerning the performance of the rating form and training materials.
The purpose of this Action Guide is to help schools develop and implement a comprehensive violence prevention plan grounded in the principles of the Early Warning Guide. This Action Guide is based on evidence-based practices. Effective action plans are strategic, coordinated, and comprehensive. They involve schoolwide prevention, early intervention, and intensive services for students with significant emotional or behavioral needs, including those with disruptive, destructive, or violent behaviors.
This Excel file accompanies A Practical Guide on Designing and Conducting Rigorous Impact Studies in Education: Lessons Learned from the What Works Clearinghouse (Phase I) (Song & Herman, 2009), a paper written with the support from the William T. Grant Foundation.
This paper serves as a quick reference guide for researchers who design and conduct impact studies in education and related fields. Information presented in this paper may also help research users make better informed judgments about the quality of the research and the credibility of the evidence produced from the research.
Using event-based knowledge elicitation, we obtained differences between respondents based on their experience level, providing some empirical evidence for the validity of the approach. The technique requires significant preparation time compared with other approaches, but because expectations can be developed, it may greatly simplify the data analysis. This is especially true if focused information is sough and the analyst plans to collect data from a number of experts.
This article introduces basic definitions and concepts important in discussions of early intervention for children with, or at risk for developing, emotional or behavioral disorders.
This article takes a public health perspective on early intervention for children with, or at risk for developing, emotional or behavioral disorders.
Teachers' use of education technology in their classrooms and schools report examines the availability of this technology in their classrooms and schools, their training and preparation for using it, and the barriers to technology use they encounter.
This report provides national data on children’s skills, knowledge, and experiences as they enter kindergarten for the first time. The data are the first findings from the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study, Kindergarten Class of 1998-99.