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Preparing for the Iowa Test: The Do's and Don'ts
TUESDAY, MARCH 29, 2022 08:43 AM
What is the Iowa Test? The Iowa Test of Basic Skills, commonly known as the ITBS, is a standardized test developed by the University of Iowa and is administered in conjunction with "The Iowa Testing Programs." The most widely offered Iowa Tests are the Iowa Tests of Basic Skills (ITBS) and the Iowa Assessments. Both tests are achievement exams, which examine a child's knowledge of what they've learned in school and aren't cognitive or IQ tests. What is the Purpose? The ITBS is a screening tool administered to all grade level... READ MORE
Common Core State Standards News
All About TerraNova 3 Testing
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 08, 2017 08:34 AM
According to the Data Recognition Corporation, TerraNova testing is a standardized way of as ... READ MORE
Teaching gifted kids in normal classes
WEDNESDAY, JULY 26, 2017 11:18 AM
Gifted children aren't always whisked off to a higher grade or special courses and schools. In fac ... READ MORE
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
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ITBS Information
Preparing for the Iowa Test: The Do's and Don'ts
TUESDAY, MARCH 29, 2022 08:43 AM
What is the Iowa Test? The Iowa Test of Basic Skills, commonly known as the ITBS, is a standardiz ... READ MORE
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
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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
Enhance your Children's Vocabulary at Home
MONDAY, MARCH 16, 2020 10:53 AM
A strong vocabulary is an essential tool for children to have in order to express themselves in day- ... READ MORE
3 Ways to Help Teens De-Stress
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2018 09:42 AM
Today's teens are often super busy - they no longer simply go to school and come home. Add extracu ... READ MORE
How to Make School Year Bedtime a Breeze
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 29, 2018 08:37 AM
Many families neglect the usual bedtime when their kids are not in school for summer or holidays ... READ MORE
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