Hacking the Classroom Can Transform Learning!

Standardized testing was just around the corner, and my students were starting to worry. Beyond the usual nerves all students get when it’s time for a test, my students were … Continue Reading →


Share Test-Taking Tips with Microsoft Sway!

One year when I was teaching a First Grade class and we were nearing the end of our week-long standardized testing, one little student was so stressed out that he … Continue Reading →


Use Online Released Questions to Create Effective Study Aids

Most state departments of education (like the California Department of Education) release a handful of questions from previous standardized tests online.  Take advantage of this by downloading them (or accessing them … Continue Reading →


Every Test is a Reading Test!

STAR Math Vocabulary 5th Grad… More PowerPoint presentations from Tammy   Every test is a reading test. Having a strong and diverse vocabulary is the key to doing well on … Continue Reading →