Good grades dominate as the primary success measurement in school. The unfortunate aspect of this grade-driven format is that grades are not rewarded with the same guidelines across the board.
Many parents and students alike share the belief that there are “tricks” to standardized test taking and they search for those programs that specialize in helping students who are challenged by multiple-choice tests. These companies that market to increase scores are excellent resources for helping students to alleviate pre-test jitters. In many cases, these programs […]
Dyslexia can be a scary word. Often misunderstood, this broad term covers all reading disorders, including phonics, comprehension, and test-taking challenges. Some people with dyslexia struggle to sound out words and often confuse letters; others can read words but struggle to understand what they read. The dyslexia umbrella covers four types: Dysphonetic dyslexia (letter/sound) Surface […]
During the latter part of middle school and the start of high school, many bright students start to struggle with test taking. So why has testing become so challenging? If you have studied the review packet for hours, or have re-read the passages over and over, then you probably do not have a conceptual understanding—an ability […]