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Test Prep: Strategies That Worked For Us

I know we are now finished with the standardized test season. Everybody is probably ready to move on, and forget about it until next year. I would like to take just one post to reflect on what worked in my classroom, what helped my students be more successful, or at least less frustrated, on the tests. 388 more words

Standardized Test

Illinois standardized tests getting shorter, simpler

BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) – School officials say next year’s statewide student assessment exam will have a shorter, simpler format to improve the testing process for students and educators. 109 more words


Australia - A testucator's Paradise.

Australia – A Testucator’s Paradise

Where the ‘Minnesota Malady” flourishes

Since its first introduction to British ways of doing things, Australian schooling has been based on the notion that children attend school to learn how to read, write and calculate; nothing much more. 1,984 more words


Back to School, I Guess...

Been away longer than I thought I would, but for good reason. Back to school I go. Finally settled on a major to pursue, but I wonder if I will be able to transfer my previous credits. 209 more words


The Truth About High School

You are an ‘A.’
I am a ‘B.’
She is a ‘C.’
And he is a ‘D.’
The rest of you are ‘F’s.

They claim that only the A’s through B’s have a chance at degrees, 253 more words

Creative Writing Final

What The Test Doesn't Tell Me

I’m not a fan of standardized testing, especially not the barrage of tests we throw at kids these days.

Tests that take time away from real learning. 813 more words