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The TOEFL prep kick-off

Howdy folks! 

The time has come for me to jump on the blogging bandwagon. I’ll be mainly blogging about the TOEFL and IELTS preparation. I’ll try to help students prepare for these two exams by explaining the tests’ formats, learning strategies, and tips and tricks . 90 more words


Recording and Other Resources: Demystifying the College Testing Process

Dear Parent:

The College Guidance office at Northwood School held our third webinar of the year tonight, Demystifying the College Testing Process. Thank you to everyone who attended and asked great questions, and thank you to Laura Coash of Revolution Prep, who was our guest expert. 257 more words

Standardized Tests

The World Is Unfair

There’s always this moment where you sit in class and wonder… “What the hell did the lecturer just said?”

I realized I’m more of an independent learner. 389 more words

Cup Of Thoughts

Just Numbers

 Their hope bursts out of a system designed to thwart it.

                                                        –Program Notes, Just Numbers

Darius pokes his head around the corner to make sure the coast is clear.  589 more words

Social Justice Education

Smarter Balanced Test: 48% in Nevada Proficient on Reading

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Just under half of Nevada students are considered proficient in reading on tests aligned to the Common Core standards, while about one-third hit that mark in math. 116 more words


Humorous Test Answers

The vast majority of my blog posts deal with critical issues in our schools. However, on occasion, some humor provides a welcome respite from the daily grind. 82 more words


Test-Optional Schools are Impacting the College Application Process

For years, applying to colleges have included the requirement of taking standardized tests such as the SAT and the ACT. These tests were a factor that college admissions officers greatly considered when admitting a student. 771 more words