State testing is just around the corner, and it can be an understandably stressful time for your child. As a parent, it's important to know the basics of state testing to better support your little learner. Here are some basics of state testing and some tips on what you can do to better support your child.
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Teachers tend not to have much input on testing these days (otherwise, the last decade would have looked a lot different), so the best an educator can do is help support students as they run through this examination gauntlet. Here are things to keep in mind.
Student scores and performance-level classifications on state tests are an important part of school accountability under federal and state governments. When schools invest in programs like Edmentum’s Study Island, they want to know that the programs work. During 2018, the Edmentum Research and Design team completed three studies set in three different districts (Reading, Allentown, and an Arizona district) that examined how using Study Island affects students’ performance on state tests. Here’s a summary of the results.
Credit recovery programs are perfect for high schools hoping to help students graduate on time, middle schools hoping to bridge learning gaps to prepare students for high school, and alternative sc
We’ve now reached crunch time. You and your students have gone through most of your curriculum and are now tying up the loose ends before state testing begins. It may feel as though the students’ success is out of your hands, but there still are some ways to get the most out of the month before pencils start bubbling in answers (or laptops are opened).