To Test Gifted Kids or Not? According to the National Association for Gifted Children, a gifted student "shows, or has the potential for showing, an exceptional level of performance in one or more areas of expression."
Early Childhood Research and Practice With the increasing demand for accountability and improved student performance that has swept the nation, policy makers and educators have struggled to find ways to assess children when they enter school.
Educational Testing Service Network Educational Testing Service Network is the gateway to definitive information about college and graduate school admission and placement tests including Advanced Placement, SAT, GRE, GMAT, TOEFL, and PRAXIS.
Escore.Com A site focusing children learning, test preparation, and increasing student scores or exams.
FairTest The Assessment Reform Network, which has the primary goal of opening doors for disadvantaged children and improve the quality of education for everyone. The ARN strategy is to facilitate the exchange of information and ideas among teachers, parents, education reform and civil rights organizations seeking to improve student assessment in their communities
Independent School Entrance Examination The Independent School Entrance Examination (ISEE) has been created specifically as a test for students who are candidates for admission to grades 5 through 12. Developed for the Educational
On Standardized Testing While standardized tests are problematic at all ages and levels of schooling, they are especially questionable in primary grades. In these years, children's growth is most uneven, and in large measure idiosyncratic.
On Standardized Testing How many of us actually believe that an individual's intelligence, achievement and competence can be represented adequately by any of the standardized tests that fill our schools?
Testing/Evaluating Intellectual Potential . Despite receiving considerable criticism in recent years, in the hands of a competent professional, individualized intelligence testing yields important information.