9781593114800

Measuring History : Cases of State-Level Testing Across the United States

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    9781593114800

  • ISBN10:

    159311480X

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2006-04-30
  • Publisher: Information Age Pub Inc
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Table of Contents

Foreword vii
O. L. Davis, Jr.
Introduction: Measuring History
1(8)
S. G. Grant
The State of State-Level History Tests
9(20)
S. G. Grant
Catherine Horn
Research on History Tests
29(28)
S. G. Grant
The Technical Realities of Measuring History
57(18)
Catherine Horn
Paradox of Practice: Expanding and Contracting Curriculum in a High-Stakes Climate
75(30)
Letitia Fickel
Teaching History in the Age of Accountability: Measuring History or Measuring Up to It?
105(28)
Avner Segal
Using Primary Documents With Fourth-Grade Students: Talking About Racism While Preparing for State-Level Tests
133(24)
Jane Bolgatz
Teaching in Spite of, Rather than Because of, the Test: A Case of Ambitious History Teaching in New York State
157(20)
Jill M. Gradwell
Teaching in a High-Stakes Testing Setting: What Becomes of Teacher Knowledge?
177(18)
Cinthia Salinas
Teaching History in the Old Dominon: The Impact of Virginia's Accountability Reform on Seven Secondary Beginning History Teachers
195(26)
Stephanie van Hover
Negotiating Control and Protecting the Private: Accountability, History Teachers, and the Virginia Standards of Learning
221(28)
Ann Marie Smith
``Does Anybody Really Understand This Test?'' Florida History School Social Studies Teachers' Efforts to Make Sense of the FCAT
249(24)
Elizabeth Anne Yeager
Matthew Pinder
The Impact of a High School Graduation Examination on Mississippi Social Studies Teachers' Instructional Practices
273(30)
Kenneth Vogler
Measuring History Through State-Level Tests: Patterns and Themes
303(18)
S. G. Grant
The Future of High-Stakes History Assessment: Possible Scenarios, Potential Outcomes
321(14)
William Gaudelli
About the Authors 335

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