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To Test or Not to Test: Questions on Standardized Testing

Source: TopEducationDegrees.org To Test or Not to Test: Questions on Standardized Testing The high stakes and high costs have parents and educators wondering if we’re focused too much on testing and not enough on teaching. Since No Child Left Behind in 2001, standardized testing has become increasingly excessive in our school system. The high stakes and high…
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Prep for the SAT With Barron’s Hot Words for the SAT iOS App from gWhiz

With their latest mobile app, Barron's Hot Words for the SAT, gWhiz and Barron's have made prepping for the SAT and ACT a pleasant experience from start to finish. Based on the acclaimed fifth edition of the book, this dynamic app offers critical vocabulary words in useful flash card format and provides an interactive practice exam with real time scoring. Barron's Hot Words for the SAT is an invaluable study tool for busy high schoolers looking to optimize their time and maximize their score.
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Articulation Test Center by Little Bee Speech

Articulation Test Center by Little Bee Speech - I was so excited to hear that one of my favorite app developers, Little Bee Speech, was releasing an articulation test app that I couldn't wait to get my hands on it!  Earlier this year, I reviewed their Articulation Station app, which is one that has virtually…
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To Test, or to Over Test?

Today was the third day for me administering the NYS Standardized Math Test, here in the school, where I teach fifth-grade inclusion students. This blog post was started two nights ago, but after testing modifications with a special location, extended time, questions read, language simplified, and luckily... breaks included, I was fried! We have been…
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Suite of Regents Prep Apps

Frederick Feraco, an NYC science teacher, and IOS developer has 9 titles in the app store to help students prep for their regents and final exams. These apps are all part of his "Buddy" series and all of the educational "Buddy" apps consist of lessons, videos, interactive quizzes, daily news feeds and flash cards. They…
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3D Molecules Edit and Test – a useful chemistry tool for iPad and iPhone

Virtual Space has announced the release of 3D Molecules Edit & Test 1.0, a chemistry application for iPad and iPhone. 3D Molecules Edit & Test allows students to build 3D molecule models from scratch. Users can easily assemble model of any organic or inorganic compound using most of the periodic table elements. The key feature of 3D Molecules Edit&Test is the "Test yourself" mode which allows learners to check their knowledge of chemical compounds and to receive feedback.
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Spelling Test Practice with Nouns – Customizable vocabulary building app

Spelling Test Practice with Nouns by EFlashApps is a free app that comes with over 500 nouns flashcards to help kids from pre-school through second grade build their vocabulary and improve their spelling. This fully customizable app features personalized list creation and addition of words. Along with interactive spelling tests, this is a perfect task-oriented learning app for elementary eduction. This app ranks in Top 100 free apps for kids ages 6 through 8 on the iTunes App Store.
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Common Core State Standards(R) Grade 3 & 4 Math Practice Test Launches

Bright Minds LLC's two new apps - Common Core State Standards Grade 3 Math Practice Test, and Common Core State Standards Grade 4 Math Practice Test - help kids improve their math proficiency in: Operations & Algebraic Thinking; Number & Operations in Base Ten; Number & Operations-Fractions; Measurement & Data; and Geometry. Both apps are designed with rich graphics and word problems that take advantage of the iPad's enhanced display area and native interactive functionality.
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