I have been a College Teacher, High School Teacher, Adult Training Manager, and the Director of a Tutoring Center. This article describes my process when I set out to hire a teacher.
Monday, January 2, 2012
Lesson plans – Pacing Guides – Standards – Expectations! None of these stands a chance in an out-of-control classroom. Every teacher faces this problem, sooner or later. This article summarizes a few ideas that I have come up with based on my experience.
There is a debate raging about the usefulness of standardized test scores in evaluating teachers. It will rage a while longer, as those on each side are convinced and immovable. This article, on the other hand, sidesteps the debate and examines ways that teachers can use test results for the good of their practice and their students.
In 2005 the College Board added the Writing section to the SAT. The results of a study released three years later indicated that the Writing section was a better predictor of college success than either of the other two sections, which were, themselves, already accepted as excellent predictors. It stands to reason that it is in your best interest to KILL this section. This article reviews the grammar rules that are most important for this test.
Standardized tests are an inescapable part of the college application process. The ACT is a test taken by many applicants. This article is a 'laundry list' of the Math you should prepare specifically for the ACT.