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8 Mar 2017

How to Write Good Test Questions

By | March 8th, 2017|K12, Teacher Tips|0 Comments

Evaluating student performance through tests and assessments plays a large role in measuring student success. The information that educators gain from these help format methods of instruction and advance student learning. Tests and assessments typically fall into three categories: summative, benchmark, and formative. Once you identify and understand the testing category, you can then begin to write your [...]

1 Mar 2017

Prepping for the SAT and ACT

By | March 1st, 2017|K12|0 Comments

The SAT and ACT are two of the biggest exams a student will take. The importance of these exams can create a lot of stress for students, knowing the weight that these will play in their future. Currently, 25 states require students to take either the SAT or ACT, and 12 states use them for [...]

22 Feb 2017

Resource Challenged: The Classroom’s Bare Supply Closet – Part I

By | February 22nd, 2017|K12, Teach Talk|0 Comments

Back-to-school supply shopping is never a fun experience for parents. But it’s essential to send children to school prepared and set up for success. Unfortunately, this isn’t always the case. Studies show that many students are coming to school unprepared and that teachers are paying out of their own pockets to help bridge the gap. [...]

15 Feb 2017

Measuring Student Success

By | February 15th, 2017|K12|0 Comments

Measuring student success is a vital course-of-action for educators. It is imperative that teachers can receive data for classroom test averages as well as individual scores in order to assess the needs of the students. Let’s talk about why. First off, this information allows teachers to identify the strengths and weaknesses of the entire classroom [...]

8 Feb 2017

4 Time-Saving Grading Strategies

By | February 8th, 2017|K12, Teacher Tips|0 Comments

It’s Sunday night and you can’t put off the looming pile of assignments you’ve got to grade before morning any longer. We’ve all been there. Grading papers and scoring tests isn’t the most exciting part of teaching, but the data and insight it provides is critical to the learning process. Here are four tips that [...]

1 Feb 2017

Finding a Balance with Work and Life

By | February 1st, 2017|K12, Teach Talk, Teacher Tips|0 Comments

Teaching is a very demanding profession, requiring long hours spent reviewing coursework. Between creating lesson plans, grading tests, and reviewing papers, it seems that teachers never get a break. Not to mention the “normal” 40 hours a week they spend teaching in a classroom. It’s no secret that teachers are overworked and underappreciated. But do [...]

15 Dec 2016

Apperson Helps Students Prepare for the SAT and ACT with new Practice Test Forms that Mimic the Tests

By | December 15th, 2016|K12|0 Comments

Press release created by KEH Dec 13, 2016. Testing sheets are compatible with the DataLink 1200 scanner giving schools detailed analysis and reporting through DataLink Connect Software In many states, high school juniors are required to take the ACT or SAT test. Assessment leader Apperson is helping schools prepare students for these important tests by [...]

18 Mar 2016

Spring Bulletin Board Ideas

By | March 18th, 2016|K12, Teacher Tips|0 Comments

Spring is the season for new beginnings. The weather gets warmer. The daytime gets longer. Trees grow new leaves and flowers bloom to brighten everything in sight. For teachers, the season provides a perfect opportunity to redecorate the classroom and incorporate fun, fresh activities into the lesson plan. In an effort to spread some springtime [...]

29 Sep 2015

Offering Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) Intervention Strategies

By | September 29th, 2015|K12|0 Comments

Teachers and out-of-school staff now have proven methods to enrich their SEL climate and instruction Charlotte, N.C. – Sept. 29, 2015 – Research indicates that social and emotional learning (SEL) programs can have a positive impact on student achievement. Now, Apperson is adding to the intervention strategies available in its SEL assessment system Evo Social [...]

16 Sep 2015

Afterschool Programs “Role” with Social and Emotional Learning: Update

By | September 16th, 2015|K12|0 Comments

In August, we hosted a webinar with the United Way of Greater Cincinnati and reviewed the most recent results of their community impact study. As we expected, our audience for this webinar was diverse and featured both schools and out of school time programs. The idea of a strong SEL focus where kids “Live, Work [...]