The National Elementary Principal Volume 2

The National Elementary Principal Volume 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1922 edition. Excerpt: consulted. If the pupils from more than one school are involved, the city standards should be used. If the pupils in only one school are concerned, and adjustments are to be made within that school, then the standards for that school should be used. The reason for this is obvious. Norms tend to vary widely for different communities and nationalities. A given grade in some sections of the country varies as much as a whole grade above or below the same grade in other sections. Hence, it is exceedingly important to know how a pupil's score compares with those of the group he is about to enter. In other words, for purposes of classification, the absolute value of his score is not so important as its relative value. Records--A record should be kept for each pupil in which should appear his date of birth, nationality, address, the name and form of the tests given, the date of each test, the score, the grade in which it was given, the grade and age standards, percentile rank, a column for remarks and any other information of significance that has been gathered. Such data are best kept on cards, one for each child. Sizes 3x5 or 4 x 6 are usually found the most convenient for filing. Cards not only admit of alphabetical filing, but they allow for many possibilities in sorting, as for example, sorting for all pupils of a given grade, age, score, etc. These records should be kept in a central office where they will be accessible to teachers, but not to pupils. Securing Cooperation--In pioneer intelligence testing there may be necessity for exercising a certain amount of caution. If, for example, many of the teaching force are skeptical, the first steps in establishing a testing program may well be limited to those rooms in which the teachers are known more

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  • Paperback | 168 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 313g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236498755
  • 9781236498755