Beyond the Test Scores: A Retrospective Study of One School's Efforts to Promote Teacher Competence and Confidence in Fourth-grade Writing

Beyond the Test Scores: A Retrospective Study of One School's Efforts to Promote Teacher Competence and Confidence in Fourth-grade Writing

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This study revealed some important results. There was improvement in test performance. The efforts made in fourth grade writing by the teachers teaching fourth grade were not met with the same efforts at the grades below fourth grade. Further, there was higher frustration among those teaching writing at the non-tested grades suggesting a need for more relevant in-service training. A third result showed a lack of instructional leadership by the school's principal.focused on writing and then applied the state expectations to that knowledge, as opposed to concentrating on the state ... Narrative of the Data from 2004-2006 As 2003-2004 began, the fourth-grade teachers and I took the rubric we createdanbsp;...


Title:Beyond the Test Scores: A Retrospective Study of One School's Efforts to Promote Teacher Competence and Confidence in Fourth-grade Writing
Author:Paul Barrow Gainey
Publisher:ProQuest - 2007
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