Category: Prep Steps: Teachers

Prep Step: Reading!

Today’s guest is the capital, classic, crackerjack Chris Barnes of Longmont High! (If you haven’t met him, he’s this genial teacher circled below…)                   Chris is going to help us focus on the Reading section. Learners… know that some schools (CU, CSU, DU) ask for that score …

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Discussing Anxiety

Hey there! I know a lot of your students are worried about the upcoming tests. I think about this a lot – and would love your thoughts and suggestions on minimizing anxiety in your students and classroom! Here are my thoughts after literally hundreds of conversations on the topic: Some notes on testing anxiety: Read …

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Prep Step: I just took a practice test: now what?

Hey there! If you just took a practice test, here are a few steps to better understanding and improving your score: 1: Understand Your Report 2: Review Your Mistakes and Classify Them 3: Create a Khan Account to Address Skill Issues 4: Take Another Practice Test! 1: Understand Your Report I know all of you …

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Prep Step: Practice – Within and Beyond – the Test

Question: What’s the Best Way to Practice for the SAT? HOW you practice matters – a lot! To familiarize yourself with skills, format, and question types, we’ve compiled several resources here for you. Beyond the Test Inside the Test Other Questions to Guide Your Practice Beyond the test Because the SAT has a distinct format …

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