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Wise Social Studies Teaching in an Age of High-Stakes Testing

Essays on Classroom Practices and Possibilities

by Elizabeth Anne Yeager

  • 214 Want to read
  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Information Age Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social Studies,
  • Teaching of a specific subject,
  • Special Education - General,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • USA,
  • Study and teaching (Elementary),
  • Research,
  • Social Science / Research,
  • Effective teaching,
  • Social sciences,
  • Study and teaching (Secondary),
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages220
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8870963M
    ISBN 101593113722
    ISBN 109781593113728

    Though high-stakes testing currently dominates educational policy, few studies examine the consequences of such testing for the teaching and learning of Author: Wayne Au.   Au's synthesis of 49 recent studies found a strong relationship between high-stakes testing and changes in curriculum and pedagogy. More than 80 percent of the studies in the review found changes in curriculum content and increases in teacher-centered instruction. Similarly, a study of California, Georgia, and Pennsylvania school districts.

      While the system's simple in theory, high-stakes testing is actually anything but. In addition to fostering curriculums that "teach to the test" instead of focusing on being well-rounded, the pressure to perform well has led a number of schools (including Herzog Elementary in Missouri, as well as Atlanta, Washington, DC, Los Angeles, and Houston) to cheat outright by /5(46). - Explore ambernae's board "social studies", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Social studies, Teaching history, Teaching social studies pins.

      Her edited books include Wise Social Studies Teaching in an Age of High-Stakes Testing: Essays on Classroom Practices and Possibilities (with O. L. Davis, Jr., ) and Historical Empathy and Perspective Taking in the Social Studies (with O. . Libresco, A. (). How she stopped worrying and learned to love the test sort of. In E. Yeager & O. L. Davis Jr. (Eds.), Wise social studies teaching in an age of high-stakes testing (pp. 33–49). Greenwich, CT: Information Age. Google ScholarAuthor: Sarah Brooks, Daniel J. Jares.


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Wise Social Studies Teaching in an Age of High-Stakes Testing by Elizabeth Anne Yeager Download PDF EPUB FB2

Wise Social Studies in an Age of High-Stakes Testing Essays on Classroom Practices and Possibilities. Edited by: Elizabeth Anne Yeager, University of Florida O.

Davis, University of Texas - Austin A volume in the series: Research in Curriculum and (s): Cheryl J. Craig, University of Houston. Published Wise Social Studies Teaching in an Age of High-Stakes Testing: Essays on Classroom Practices and Possibilities [Yeager, Elizabeth Anne, Davis, O.

L.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Wise Social Studies Teaching in an Age of High-Stakes Testing: Essays on Classroom Practices and PossibilitiesFormat: Paperback. The chapters in this volume illustrate how teachers are bringing creativity, higher-order thinking, and meaningful learning activities into particular school settings despite pressures of standards and testing.

The editors chose the word wise for the title of this book, and they use it frequently to describe the pedagogical practices they have : Elizabeth Anne Yeager, O. Davis. Wise Social Studies in an Age of High-Stakes Testing: Essays on Classroom Practices and Possibilities (Hc) (Research in Curriculum and Instruction) [Elizabeth Anne Yeager (Editor)] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

A volume in: Research in Curriculum and Instruction Series Editor: O. Davis, Jr. The University of Texas at Austin The chapters in. National Council for the Social Studies. 16th St, Suite Silver Spring, MD • fax Contact Us. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xi, pages ; 24 cm.

Contents: Introduction: the "wisdom of practice" in the challenging context of standards and high-stakes testing / Elizabeth Anne Yeager --"I'm not saying these are going to be easy": wise practice in an urban elementary school / Keith C.

Barton. Elizabeth Anne Yeager is the author of Wise Social Studies in an Age of High-Stakes Testing ( avg rating, 1 rating, 0 reviews, published ), Wise 3/5(1). ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: 1 online resource (xi, pages).

Contents: Introduction: the "wisdom of practice" in the challenging context of standards and high-stakes testing / Elizabeth Anne Yeager --"I'm not saying these are going to be easy": wise practice in an urban elementary school / Keith C.

Barton --How she stopped. Pris: kr. Häftad, Skickas inom vardagar. Köp Wise Social Studies Teaching in an Age of High-stakes Testing av Elizabeth Anne Yeager, O L Davis på Measuring History complements the cases presented in Wise Social Studies Practices (Yeager & Davis, ).

Yeager and Davis highlight the rich and ambitious teaching that can occur in the broad context of state-level testing. In this book, the chapter authors and I bring the particular state history tests more to the fore and examine how teachers are responding to : S.

Grant. 4 Effects of High-Stakes Testing and Standards. T he education reform movement has made the needs of students at risk for academic failure a key focus.

Both nationally and at the state and district levels, many elements of reform have been devised with the goal of improving the performance of students who have been left behind in the past; keeping young people in.

SOCIAL STUDIES EDUCATORS’ PROFESSIONALISM IN AN AGE. OF HIGH STAKES ACCOUNTABILITY: EXAMINING TEACHER-LEVEL AND SCHOOL-LEVEL CHARACTERISTICS AND TESTING POLICY ASSOCIATED WITH TEACHER AUTHORITY IN THE SECONDARY SOCIAL STUDIES CLASSROOM.

by Hyeri Hong A thesis submitted in. Voices of Florida Elementary School Teachers: Their Conceptions of Wise Social Studies Practice, in E. Yeager & O. Davis (Eds.), Wise Social Studies in an Age of High-Stakes Testing: Essays on Classroom Practices and Possibilities, Information Age Publishing, p.

Cited by: 3. PRE-SERVICE SOCIAL STUDIES TEACHERS' PERCEPTIONS OF HIGH-STANDARDS, HIGH -STAKES FRANS H. DOPPEN In his recent book On the Death of Childhood and the Destruction of Public Schools, G.

Bracey posits that the current "educational standards movement and its principal bludgeon, high stakes-testing, have created. due to high-stakes testing, but there are specific aspects of social studies tests and social studies teaching that influence how this process plays out.

In this way weAuthor: Wayne Au. Introduction High-stakes, standardized tests have become ubiquitous in public education in the United States.

Teachers across the country are feeling the intensified pressures from high-stakes testing policies and are responding to these pressures by teaching to the tests in varying ways (Renter et al., ).

Wise social studies teaching in an age of high stakes testing: Essays on classroom practices and possibilities.

Greenwich, CT: Information Age Publishing. Greenwich, CT: Information Age Publishing. Share this. *Libresco, AS Yeager, EA, Davis, OL How she stopped worrying and learned to love the test sort of Wise social studies teaching in an age of high-stakes testing Greenwich, CT Information Age Publishing 33 49 Google ScholarCited by: Measuring History by S.

Grant,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. High-stakes testing puts narrow, flawed instruments at the center of education and leads to intensive teaching to the exams, which does not result in real learning gains. At the same time, many children are less motivated, are denied a high-quality educational experience, and become more likely to leave school before graduating.

Measuring History complements the cases presented in Wise Social Studies Practices (Yeager & Davis, ). Yeager and Davis highlight the rich and ambitious teaching that can occur in the broad context of state-level testing. In this book, the chapter authors and I bring the particular state history tests more to the fore and examine how.A high-stakes test is a test with important consequences for the test taker.

Passing has important benefits, such as a high school diploma, a scholarship, or a license to practice a profession. Failing has important disadvantages, such as being forced to take remedial classes until the test can be passed, not being allowed to drive a car, or difficulty finding employment.

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