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Testing Strategies That Work

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Testing Strategies That Work

It's the most wonderful time of the year! With the kids bubble filling, And everyone telling you data is near, It's the most wonderful time of the year! Alright, so that's a stretch. A big stretch. A humongous stretch. A...well I think you get my point.  The fact is, testing season is stressful. It's stressful on the students, the teachers, the principals, and the support staff. Not only are schedules chaotic, but the fear that your students will completely forget EVERY. SINGLE. THING. you taught them is ever-present. #thestruggleisreal One way to combat this keeping-you-up-at-night-turning-your-hair-gray stress is to give your...

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How to Handle Testing Anxiety

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How to Handle Testing Anxiety

Think of a student in a classroom. One who studies the material, does their homework, and is responsible. Now picture them on test day. They have a nervous look on their face and they might be sweating.They stare at the test paper with wide eyes and slowly begin to make marks on the paper. 

Sound familiar? 

The student above is suffering from test anxiety. This is a real, and often intense, feeling that can interfere with a student's concentration and performance.

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