Posts Tagged ‘test prep’

An Ancient and Proven Way to Improve Memorization

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An Ancient and Proven Way to Improve Memorization by Austin Frakt, March 24 2016 Reprinted from The New York Times In January, I devoted every walk from my home to the train to the contemplation of work details, hoping to improve my recall of them. That was my New Year’s resolution, and so far I’ve stuck to it. In every one of those […] read full post >>

Yes I Get Extra Time to Take Tests, But No You Don’t Want My Learning Disability

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Yes I Get Extra Time to Take Tests, But No You Don’t Want My Learning Disability I vividly remember the first time I had to justify getting extra time to take a test. It was my sophomore year of high school, and the other special kids and I had been cordoned off to take our finals. My crush walked by and I said hello, hopefully. “What are you getting extra time […] read full post >>

TEST PREP: Help improve students’ learning skills at the start of school

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TEST PREP: Help improve students’ learning skills at the start of school By Melissa Erickson If your child suffers from test anxiety — butterflies in the stomach, gnawing on the pencil, feeling shaky or sweaty — it’s a good idea to start the school year with a test-taking strategy in place. “Many children struggle with test-taking,” said psychologist Blythe Grossberg, author of Test Success. While some children […] read full post >>