NAEP Results in Tennessee

FOR RELEASE The results of the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) — also known as the Nation’s Report Card — are out.  “Like any other test I am careful about reading too much into the results,” according to JC Bowman, Professional Educators of Tennessee.   He added: “Researchers will keep analyzing data, looking at maps, … Continue reading NAEP Results in Tennessee

Civil Rights, Education & Tennessee

The ground breaking 1954 Supreme Court case Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka was the case in which the Supreme Court Justices ruled unanimously that racial segregation of children in public schools was unconstitutional. It signaled the rightful end of the "separate but equal" principle set forth in the 1896 Plessy v. Ferguson case. … Continue reading Civil Rights, Education & Tennessee

Test Taking Strategies

Most standardized tests employ multiple-choice questions. Here’s a list of test-taking strategies that students should use to answer multiple-choice questions: Read the entire question first. Students read the entire question first to make sure they understand what it’s asking. For questions about a reading passage, students read the questions first to guide their reading. Look … Continue reading Test Taking Strategies

Creating a Positive Testing Environment

Standardized testing has become a common practice in every classroom. Here are three tips to help your students become successful when that annual time of the year rolls around. Practice success so they know what it feels like. Have you given your student the opportunity to know he can be successful?  It is important for … Continue reading Creating a Positive Testing Environment