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How to improve your child's standardized math scores
MONDAY, JANUARY 16, 2017 00:00 AM
Schools use standardized testing to assess student progress in math, reading and other subjects. According to the 2015 Programme for International Student Assessment, a standardized test that compares similar subjects between countries across the world, the U.S. is falling behind in mathematics. You may have noticed a similar trend among your kids. Here are some ways you can help them improve their math scores: Talk with the teacher Most parents have not taken a math class in years and don't have the knowledge to provide... READ MORE
Common Core State Standards News
Helping your kids continue learning this summer
FRIDAY, JULY 01, 2016 14:41 PM
Summertime is often what kids look forward to for one reason - no school. However, just because ther ... READ MORE
Try meditation to improve your kids' concentration
FRIDAY, MARCH 25, 2016 10:26 AM
Kids have a lot of energy. Many of them experience difficultly reining in their thoughts and movemen ... READ MORE
Students prepare for new SAT
MONDAY, MARCH 07, 2016 11:51 AM
According to CollegeBoard, students across the U.S. began taking a new version of the SAT as of Marc ... READ MORE
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ITBS Information
Iowa Assessments scores rise in Iowa school district
TUESDAY, JULY 23, 2013 10:59 AM
When students transition to a new type of standardized testing, it is a given that some of them may ... READ MORE
Students achieve high scores on the Iowa Assessments
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 12, 2013 09:36 AM
While some parents and educators have been concerned about how students would handle the transition ... READ MORE
Funding makes a difference in Iowa school district
TUESDAY, APRIL 09, 2013 09:06 AM
At Irving Elementary School in Iowa, 44.78 percent of third- through fifth-graders were proficient o ... READ MORE
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Stanford Test
Teacher Appreciation Week shines a spotlight on educators
WEDNESDAY, MAY 08, 2013 10:02 AM
As May 6 through 10 is Teacher Appreciation Week, the spotlight is on educators across the nation an ... READ MORE
SAT-10 scores help students start the college admissions process early
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2012 15:33 PM
Students' grades and level of classroom participation can certainly provide their teachers with ... READ MORE
Better test scores help Arizona school district earn a B
THURSDAY, AUGUST 23, 2012 16:15 PM
Just before the start of the 2012-2013 academic year, Arizona’s district and charter schools r ... READ MORE
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Standardized Testing News
How to improve your child's standardized math scores
MONDAY, JANUARY 16, 2017 00:00 AM
Schools use standardized testing to assess student progress in math, reading and other subjects. A ... READ MORE
3 benefits of practice tests
WEDNESDAY, JULY 01, 2015 19:24 PM
For many students, tests are a cause of anxiety and sleepless nights. The fear of doing poorly on an ... READ MORE
How standardized testing aligns with the Common Core
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2014 09:48 AM
The 2014-15 school year is the first time states that have opted into the Common Core State Sta ... READ MORE
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