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Metadata instance created October 29, 2006 by Cathy Ezrailson
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This resource is part of 2 Physics Front Topical Units.

Topic: Measurement and the Language of Physics
Unit Title: Assessments

The National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) is the only nationally administered, continuing assessment of what America's students know and can do in various subject areas.  This website provides free access to the most recent assessment questions, organized by topic and level. Teachers can view an analysis of the results to see short-term and long-term trends in samples of students at ages 9, 13, or 17 years.

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Topic: Best Practices and Standard Assessments
Unit Title: Collections and Resources for Teachers

This resource provides easy access to NAEP questions, sample student responses, and scoring guides.  It is organized to help teachers gain insight on which areas of the curriculum may need reinforcement.  Searches may be conducted by grade, topic, or level of difficulty.

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NAEP Assessment Tool. (2007, June 15). NAEP Questions Tool. Retrieved May 21, 2024, from https://nces.ed.gov/nationsreportcard/nqt
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NAEP Assessment Tool. NAEP Questions Tool. June 15, 2007. https://nces.ed.gov/nationsreportcard/nqt (accessed 21 May 2024).
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