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

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

Teachers Deserve Our Thanks

It’s time to stop blaming and criticizing teachers and start thanking and acknowledging them. Our schools reflect society, and society has undergone a dramatic shift from previous generations. A typical classroom today consists of many students with severe behavioral problems, limited knowledge of English usage, emotional and psychological difficulties, learning disabilities and attention-deficit disorders. And … Continue reading Teachers Deserve Our Thanks

The Price of Leadership

If the price of leadership is responsibility, then let’s restore our local school districts and embolden them with adequate resources to accomplish the critical mission in which they have been charged to undertake. State agencies must be more accountable to those they are supposed to serve: parents and taxpayers—not federal bureaucrats.