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• Kristi Gilleland wrote: The mean is just the average score. It is the mathmatical term for the average of the
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Kristi Gilleland <ebay@...> wrote:
The "mean" is just the average score.  It is the mathmatical term for the 'average' of the 'range' of scores for the class.
I'd go ahead and explain the way an average is computed, so he'll understand!

-Kristi

From: art_education@ yahoogroups. com [mailto:art_ education@ yahoogroups. com] On Behalf Of drawart2
Sent: Saturday, September 02, 2006 2:22 PM
To: art_education@ yahoogroups. com
Subject: [art_education] Re: Edline ???? help?

-Tell your son he is doing great in the class, compared to
the "mean" score of the class. This is the only test he did worse on
than the mean...tell him he should be pleased. The 93 class mean
means that for that exam, the mean was 93, while he still got an A
with his 91. It's cause for celebration.

At least this is how I would interpret this chart.
Barbara-- In art_education@ yahoogroups. com, bruthrobson@ ... wrote:
>
> Does anyone know what the Edline catagory "Mean" means. Is it
class
> placement? If so the 93 doesn't make sense.
>
> My son is freaking out
>
> Edline website doesn't have any answers either.
>
> Score Max % Grd Mean
> 10.....10... 100..A... .5
> 9.......10.. ...90..A. ...6
> 91....100... .91..A... 93
> 10.....10... 100..A... .5
> 5.......10.. ...50..F. ...7
> 5.........5. ..100..A. ...4
> 1.........1. ..100..A. ...0
> 3.........3. ..100..A. ...2
> 5.......7... ..71..D.. ..6
>

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