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This Is "Only a Test"

On Wednesday, I will take a high-stakes, state-mandated, standardized test for the first time in nearly fifteen years. The state of TN requires that every pre-service teacher take multiple Praxis exams before we can get certified, and so I’ve been preparing myself for this week’s Teaching Reading test. 527 more words


Session 3: Standardized Testing

Standardized testing is the third session in Northwood’s program about the college search and application process for juniors.

During this session we diedscuss the different types of testing (SAT, ACT, SAT Subject Tests, TOEFL, AP) and when to take them. 159 more words

Standardized Tests

Why Filling In Bubbles And Scantrons May Be Better In The End

The opening quote of Kristen Swanson’s article “Everything You Need To Know About Common Core Testing” is all too familiar: “When in doubt, just pick B… 641 more words


Are we Killing Creativity?

As the new year gets going for teachers so does the anxiety of teachers to get everything they need to teach to students taught for the state exams. 540 more words


New Year - Same Testing

School is back in session after the holidays. Football season is coming to an end. Basketball is in high gear. And testing season is just around the corner! 475 more words


Poet admits she couldn't answer standardized test questions about her own poems

If you sat down to take a test and the questions were about you or your work, you’d have no problem, right?

Try telling that to poet and author Sara Holbrook. 202 more words


Adventures with the GMAT Abroad: Finding the Location

Since I know several college student from International Countries (or from the US living abroad) also take the GMAT every year, I thought I’d keep you up-to-date on the process I go through while I’m taking it in China. 934 more words