The Highlight Zone: Research @ Work is designed to highlight research findings and provide a synthesis of other information sources. The intention is to help practitioners apply and adapt research results for local use. A national conversation has emerged in recent years regarding the best way of teaching to attain higher student achievement. Since the… (More)
A computer simulation of a three compartment model was developed to examine the effect of sampling location on the accuracy of estimates of system parameters. Results indicate that the best estimates are obtained when all three compartments are sampled. Sampling from only one compartment tends to result in the poorest estimates.