An Investigation of the Effects of Varying the Domain Definition of Science and Method of Scaling on a Vertical Scale

An Investigation of the Effects of Varying the Domain Definition of Science and Method of Scaling on a Vertical Scale

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Although the effect of domain definition was not pronounced, these results suggest that content can have an important influence on patterns of growth described by vertical scales. Greater attention to this influence has the potential to increase understanding of all aspects of vertical scaling methodology.... a spiraled curriculum; for example, topics on magnets may be taught in the third grade but not again until the sixth grade. ... The issues of vertically scaling science achievement, due to lack of content coverage at each grade level, could ... Benchmarks suggest, scientific inquiry crosses the other scientific areas and is important for students at all grades to learn, ... There are at least two concerns with using scientific inquiry as the basis for vertically scaling science achievement tests.


Title:An Investigation of the Effects of Varying the Domain Definition of Science and Method of Scaling on a Vertical Scale
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Publisher:ProQuest - 2008
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