Tag Archives: Testing

Truth About Achievement

guest written by Justin Ballou One of the tell-tale signs that spring has arrived here in New England is the beginning of baseball season. The idea of Spring Training, the warm nights that are on their way, and the games … Continue reading

Using Student Portfolios: Hands-On Experience

guest written by Lauren Scheller 10% homework, 40% quizzes, 20% participation….. sound familiar? The result seems to be students working to achieve a grade as close to 100% as they can, while being confused about how they can even calculate … Continue reading

“Revising Report Cards” — #EdChat Summary: 01/24/12

Topic: What should a report card look like to provide information to parents? Since I’m not a teacher and it’s been quite a while since I paid attention to my grades (by college I had stopped caring about grades and … Continue reading

The Purpose of Education — #EdChat Summary: 12-13-11

Topic: What is the purpose of education now and going forward? This week’s #edchat was truly a test of one’s ability to read quickly and tap out Twitter replies even quicker. I think that’s because the topic was so broad … Continue reading

Why EdTech is More Important Now than Ever

We live in exciting times when it comes to educational technology.  Not only has technology been getting better and better for many years (at a nearly exponential rate), it has also gotten significantly more affordable. But with the rise of … Continue reading

Extra! Extra! Be All About it: The First Year College Experience

College is no easy transition…for anyone! New place, new people, new opportunities! The key: never let the door close…always OPEN it! Now that you know how to tackle your anxiety and manage your time, you can certainly MASTER your first … Continue reading

Planning is Proactive: Tips on Time Management

1. In order to manage your time effectively (and to reduce stress), invest in a 15-minute or hourly planner.  This will enable you to set a rigid study schedule for months ahead of time! I know it seems intimidating at … Continue reading

GMAT & GRE Cards

Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start blogging! Here in New Hampshire, winter lovers still are waiting for the temperatures to drop. It is simply too warm for snowfall and frozen water. When … Continue reading