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Fitting test prep into school lessons
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2014 10:08 AM
Standardized testing comes with the Common Core State Standards - students are required to take an annual assessment that measures their knowledge of Common Core skills. While the actual test varies from state to state, exams are a reality of the Common Core age. That means teachers must both educate their students and help them prepare for spring assessments. With a few extra tips and tricks, that process can be easier. Focus on competence, not content While standardized tests will ask students to recall dates, c... READ MORE
Common Core State Standards News
Fitting test prep into school lessons
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2014 10:08 AM
Standardized testing comes with the Common Core State Standards - students are required to take ... READ MORE
Educators debate about teacher certification requirements
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2014 10:20 AM
The Common Core State Standards may be fully implemented, but many schools and teachers are still ad ... READ MORE
Common Core promotes creative teaching
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2014 11:57 AM
The Common Core State Standards are a set of benchmarks for each grade level designed to ensure stud ... 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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New York releases 2014 standardized test results
FRIDAY, AUGUST 22, 2014 11:36 AM
Students living in New York were required to take standardized exams that measured their knowle ... READ MORE
Common Core testing uses digital platform
MONDAY, JULY 21, 2014 10:08 AM
Education is quickly becoming a platform for new developments in technology, and never has that ... READ MORE
California tenure decision could spark conversation
THURSDAY, JULY 10, 2014 10:13 AM
In June 2014, the Superior Court of California ruled in favor of students in the Vergara v ... READ MORE
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