Topic: Bias (cultural and gender) in aptitude and standardized tests.
Details: Assessment Project – Part 2
Now you will complete this section of the white paper. You will justify your topic selection and its relevance to the school district’s goal of improving its assessment results.
Note: Refer to the Project Description in Week 1.
Write a 3–5 page paper in which you:
Revise the Assessment Project (The revision of the previous assignment is not included in the page count for this assignment).
Evaluate your district’s assessment strategy for the area(s) that are relevant to your research and make any recommendations. Consider the following points:
Does your district’s current assessment strategy meet the needs of certain populations of students?
What can be done to improve assessment results, especially within specific populations?
Are there any concerns about your district’s assessment strategy that you have based on your research?
How do your research and recommendations fit into the boarder picture of improvement?
Ascertain three new advances in computer and web technologies that would benefit K–12 assessment that are related to your topic. Highlight one of these new innovations that might be practical for the district to implement in the near future. Provide a rationale for your response.
Propose the strategic manner in which you would conduct a training needs analysis for teachers related to your topic.
Provide at least three additional reliable, relevant, peer-reviewed references published within the last two years.