Provides specifics on the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) as well as the proposed Voluntary National Tests in Reading and Math.
This book is a vitally important reference for professional test developers, sponsors, publishers, users, policymakers, employers, and students in education and psychology, and addresses professional and technical issues of test development and use in education, psychology and employment [ordering information].
Information on psychological testing and assessment including: finding and obtaining psychological tests, test standards and other guidelines, testing information clearinghouses, and links to other testing-related sites.
This site, sponsored by the Thomas B. Fordham Foundation, contains a lengthy list of publications, articles, and links about educational testing as it relates to standard-setting, teacher and school accountability, and educational reform.
A psychometrician's weblog devoted to standardized testing. Aimed at parents, teachers, and general readers. Includes ideas, research and news.
International initiative designed to identify and assess gifted and talented students. Devised by the Department for Education and Skills in the UK. Example questions, online assessments, registration details for schools. Focuses on mathematics and problem solving.
NAEP reports on U.S. student performance with comprehensive information about what students at grades 4, 8, and 12 know and can do in various subject areas.
Referreed, full-text on-line journal whose purpose is to provide education professionals access to relevant articles that can have a positive impact on assessment, research, evaluation, and teaching practices.
The code states the major obligations to professionals who develop or use educational tests. The code is meant to apply broadly to the use of tests in education (admissions, educational assessment, educational diagnosis, and student placement).
Information from The Commission on Instructionally Supportive Assessment concerning best practices for designing and implementing standardized testing.