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

THIS YEAR SET YOURSELF UP FOR SUCCESS FOR THE NEXT SCHOOL YEAR!!

Here are four organization tips and activities that the busy teacher can do at the end of the school year to get ready for the next school year. Start with your bulletin board! Keep some student work from May to use for August bulletin boards. You might have students in May write letters to the … Continue reading THIS YEAR SET YOURSELF UP FOR SUCCESS FOR THE NEXT SCHOOL YEAR!!

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

2018 New Year Resolutions for Educators

Get more sleep.  Make it a priority to get the appropriate amount of sleep for you each night.  This is usually between 7 and 9 hours.  A sleepy, un-rested educator is often a grumpy, under par achieving educator and more prone to be sick and make mistakes. Faith and family should come before your job.  … Continue reading 2018 New Year Resolutions for Educators