Mertler, C. A. (2007, December). Interpreting standardized test scores: Strategies for data-driven instruction decision making. California: Sage Publications.
The purpose of this book is to help teachers and administrators better understand standardized tests and test scores. The book supports teachers in data-drive decision making by helping them learn to use standardized test results to guide instruction and meet student needs. The author includes specific examples to demonstrate how educators use test results to plan and revise instruction as well as interviews with teachers and administrators who have successfully used student test scores to make decisions about teaching and learning in the classroom. Overall, this guide helps educators learn to interpret, use, and reflect on test data to improve learning and instruction in schools.
Decision Making, Multi-level Data Use, Multiple Measures