Tag Archives: standardized testing

Replenish, Episode 9: Be At Peace

Replenish Education Podcast

As we enter into testing season, the impact that teachers can have on their students is as critical as ever. Join David Minardi, founder of Teengagement®, for his podcast, Replenish, as he encourages teachers to “Be At Peace” with the relationships they’ve built … Continue reading

Test Prep Webinar 3- February 25

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Join master teacher and coach Pat Melvin for the final installation in a three-part webinar series on preparing for testing, Extending Reading Time and Utilizing Context. In the third session, teachers will learn strategies to help their students analyze word structure. In … Continue reading

Test Prep Webinar 2- February 12

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Join speaker Pat Melivn, master teacher and coach, for the second of a three-part webinar series on preparing for testing, Sectioning the Text and Staying Connected While Reading. In the second session, teachers will learn how to demonstrate sectioning the text in a … Continue reading

Test Prep Webinar 1- January 27th

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Join speaker Pat Melivn, master teacher and coach, for the first of a three-part webinar series on preparing student for testing. In Actively Reading and Translating the Question, teachers will learn how to prepare a pacing plan for their students going … Continue reading

Differentiating Process: Modifying How Students Negotiate Text

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One of the most challenging aspects of the Florida Standards (as well as the strikingly similar Common Core State Standards) is the return of text complexity.  I use the term return as a reminder that the canon once, decades ago, … Continue reading

4 Steps for Visualizing Difficult Questions

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What strategy do you have for answering a LONG question that just makes your brain want to short circuit? One thing that has become apparent to me with the implementation of more challenging questions and testing is that some of the … Continue reading

Read-Highlight-Write, a Strategy for Online Standardized Testing

Don’t look now, but standardized testing is on the horizon. Right now may be a  good time to get your students to think about what their “plan of attack” will be when the teacher says those magic words: “You may begin.”