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1Mar 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 [...]

22Feb 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 [...]

15Feb 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. [...]

8Feb 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 [...]

1Feb 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 [...]

15Dec 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 [...]

31Aug 2016

14 Uplifting Read-Alouds for Tough Testing Days

By | August 31st, 2016|Teacher Tips|0 Comments

Testing season can be stressful for students and their teachers! We asked teachers for their favorite positive, motivational, stress-reducing, hard-work-encouraging and just plain fun read-alouds for those bubble-test kinds of days. Here are 14 favorites. [...]

31Aug 2016

Why Formative Assessments are Critical for Student Learning

By | August 31st, 2016|Classroom Management, Teacher Tips|0 Comments

It seems we spend a big chunk of the school year focused on summative assessments. From the big end-of-unit and end-of-semester tests to state standardized testing, this drive toward the final test can leave many [...]

31Aug 2016

6 Quick-Checks for Comprehension

By | August 31st, 2016|Classroom Management, Teacher Tips|0 Comments

Sometimes it can be difficult to know whether students are really “getting it” as you move through a unit or lesson. Formative assessments provide in-the-moment insight into student comprehension. Here are six formative assessments that [...]

30Aug 2016

5 Ways Technology Has Transformed Learning

By | August 30th, 2016|Teach Talk|0 Comments

First things first, technology hasn’t changed the fundamentals of teaching and learning but it sure has transformed how the classroom looks and the role of teachers in it. From electronic whiteboards and tablets to 3-D [...]