February 2017

Teaching students to mark high stakes tests properly and improve scores

By |2017-02-17T12:17:12+00:00February 17th, 2017|

The Stakes are High Students who take standardized high stakes tests on paper can improve their scores significantly by being sure to mark their answers carefully and correctly. According to a study by researchers at Boston College, marking errors can have a meaningful impact on a student's grade. This, in turn, can have a negative impact on not only [...]

October 2016

September 2016

The Teacher Toolkit: A Great Exit Ticket Primer for New Teachers

By |2018-08-28T13:53:57+00:00September 21st, 2016|

Are you a new teacher? Imagine this: One morning, after Thanksgiving, you walk into class, take a look through the turned-in homework assignments on your desk, and you discover that some of your students have fallen behind so far that they can't catch up without some serious outside-of-classtime tutoring! Oh. No. Veteran teachers have figured [...]