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Describe the case study's educational setting and social situation.
Identify the curriculum evaluation model(s) used in the case study.
Please answer the following:
Who selected the assessment tools?
What assessment tools were used?
Who used the assessment tools?
Where were the assessment tools used (e.g., classrooms, hallways, labs)?
How often were the tools used (e.g., twice a week over a period of 3 months)?
Did the tools fit the model? Would you suggest other tools needed for measuring the aspects of the curriculum being evaluated? Summarize the evaluation's outcomes and any recommendations made in the evaluation. Would you include other recommendations that came from the same data that was collected by the assessment tools?
Would you suggest more analysis of the curriculum and, if so, what aspects of the curriculum would need additional analysis?
Would you suggest a different evaluation model for this curriculum and setting and, if so, why?

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Describe the case study's educational setting and social situation.

The educational setting for the PDF file (you) provided entails 10 school districts consisting of 89 schools with 268 teachers coupled with 6,350 grade students. The social situation entailed lower income students who suffered in regard to reading comprehension of expository text. These lower income students were well behind other 5th graders in regard to their ability to read and comprehend what they're reading. Therefore, districts were selected to use four supplemental curriculum reading programs to compete in rigorous testing to determine the efficacy of these curriculum programs beginning in the 2006/07 school year.

Identify the curriculum evaluation model(s) used in the case study.
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Evaluation of a case study regarding a reading curriculum for 5th grade students.

The purpose of this project is to take the case study and examine the process and the outcomes of the evaluation of one curriculum. Your paper should include the following sections:

Describe the case study's educational setting and social situation.
Identify the curriculum evaluation model(s) used in the case study.
Identify assessment tools used to evaluate the curriculum. Describe how these tools were implemented. Try to answer the following questions:
Who selected the assessment tools?
What assessment tools were used?
Who used the assessment tools?
Where were the assessment tools used (e.g., classrooms, hallways, labs)?
How often were the tools used (e.g., twice a week over a period of 3 months)?
Did the tools fit the model? Would you suggest other tools needed for measuring the aspects of the curriculum being evaluated?
Summarize the evaluation's outcomes and any recommendations made in the evaluation. Would you include other recommendations that came from the same data that was collected by the assessment tools?
Would you suggest more analysis of the curriculum and, if so, what aspects of the curriculum would need additional analysis?
Would you suggest a different evaluation model for this curriculum and setting and, if so, why?
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Focus on assessments tools and why they are important. Discuss which ones were used in the curriculum and the outcomes.

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