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    Assessment has always been the inseparable part of education. From first grade in primary school to higher levels of university education, students are regularly assessed by their teachers. The most used instrument for this aim has been tests. Marso and Pigge (1988) estimated that 54 teacher-made tests are used in a typical classroom per year. Therefore, that a typical teacher would spend between one-third and one-half of the class time on a kind of measurement activity is of no surprise (Stiggins

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    In recent years, digital literacy has become a popular term in the research papers. The digital literacy is growing from rapidly advancing of information and communications technology (ICT). Therefore, digital literacy is important for everyone that use digital technology. Especially, in education, the digital native students who were born after 1980. (Prensky, 2001) The students have to learn not only what and how to use digital technology, but also learn more when send appropriated messages to

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    tend to focus on individual students’ needs. STEM Literacy, according to the Committee on Highly Successful Schools or Programs in K-12 STEM Education(2011), is “defined as the knowledge and understanding of scientific and mathematical concepts and processes required for personal decision making, participation in civic and cultural affairs, and economics productivity for all students” (p.5). Through a clear definition and focus on STEM literacy, the needs of educators, parents, and students can

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    Computer Technology In Literacy Education Technologies have dramatically changed the diverse fields of our lives in terms of business, education, and culture. This development of technology has influenced a shift in the educational environment and pedagogy from traditional language education to technological language education, such as Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL) and Computer Mediated Communication (CMC). Especially, a few decades ago, Literacy education had not applied educational

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    as well as significant other populations. Without sufficient amounts of education many individuals are not capable of earning an income that is high enough to subside their everyday expenses. Many individuals struggle just to afford the basic and proper necessities of life. Education and literacy rates within Canada are seemingly and adequately high, but too many Canadians also possess the lowest levels of numeracy and literacy. Not all individuals’ complete high school and obtain their diploma, adequate

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    Financial literacy is an important role in our life because it leads to have better financial decision. Parenting nowadays, specifically the young ones can be influence by their parents in their financial behaviour. Parents can also affect their children by how the children observe their parents on how they financially manage their profit and how they budget in daily life activities. Two channels which affect greatly financial literacy is firstly, parental teaching and the is school.(A. Grohmannn

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    Over the years, the importance of a college degree has become prevalent than ever. It is believed that by obtaining a college degree, a student is able to increase their net worth through the experiences they have gained through college. By obtaining a Bachelor’s degree, students are projected to have more opportunities available to them once they have completed their degree. Although a college degree comes at very high cost, students are more than willing to endure the expense in order to improve

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    Work Force Education or Literacy Development: Which Road Should Adult Education Take? The world of work continues to change rapidly. Many workers will need to upgrade their skills and some will need to be retrained for entirely new jobs. Providing educational opportunities to these adult workers will lengthen their productive years and will also benefit the economy by creating a more flexible and more highly trained workforce. (U.S. Department of Education Strategic Plan, 1998-2002, 1997, p

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    Adult basic education or ABE is a complicated area given that there are varying definitions of the words the title contain. Theorists, practitioners and learners can give differing accounts of what it means to be an adult learner, what constitutes basic education and how to facilitate said education. In practice, the area of ABE describes a whole range of programs that deliver a baseline or basic set of skills that all adults are expected to have acquired during compulsory education (ABE, 2013)

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    As far as information about the topic of education and schooling in the United States I did not have much knowledge prior to attending the University of Oklahoma.The elementary school I attended was a Lutheran based school that started at kindergarten and went through 8th grade. They incorporated religious classes in the curriculum as well as weekly church services. One of the benefits of going to a private school is that the classes are smaller so you are able to get better instruction from the

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