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Do Cellphones Belong in the Classroom?

By Jamie Goodwin on April 11, 2018
Topics:  Classroom, Teachers

Recently, I watched as a group of elementary school students got off the school bus. To my surprise, many of them were looking down at cellphones. There was even a kindergartner or two who were...

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5 Accelerated Teacher Certification Programs to Consider

By David Recine on April 11, 2018
Topics:  practice teaching

Let’s face it. It’s very hard to get a teacher certification without putting your life on hold at some point in your training. Even with flexible online degree options and alternative...

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All About ACT Accommodations

By Nadyja Von Ebers on April 10, 2018
Topics:  Counseling, ACT

Acknowledging the mixed feelings educators have about standardized testing, they can be a good tool for measuring student learning, by allowing schools to compare students using a single...

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The ACT Fee Waiver: Supporting Low Income Students

By Nadyja Von Ebers on March 27, 2018
Topics:  Counseling, ACT

It’s no secret that testing can be a costly enterprise for students. Even if a student forgos pricey tutoring, the cost of the test itself can be a burden. In an effort to level the playing field,...

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10 Tips for Acing the ACT Essay

By Nadyja Von Ebers on March 20, 2018
Topics:  Writing, Teachers, ACT

The ACT Writing Test is an optional, 40-minute component of the ACT. This section tests a student’s ability to craft an organized, well-articulated analytical essay on a presented topic. The...

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What is the College Board?

By Nadyja Von Ebers on March 06, 2018
Topics:  SAT

As high school teachers, we often reference the College Board as our students prepare for the next stage in their academic careers. But who is this elusive group of people and what exactly do they...

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What is the National Career Readiness Certificate?

By Nadyja Von Ebers on February 15, 2018
Topics:  Instructors

Across high schools, there is plenty of preparation for college, from ACT and SAT practice to college essay tutorials. But what about preparation for the workforce? 

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The Teacher's Guide to Answering Questions about College

By Nadyja Von Ebers on February 06, 2018
Topics: 

If you teach high school, and especially upperclassmen, you’ve probably fielded some questions from students along the lines of "why it is important to go to college?" and "what should I study in...

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How School Counselors can Help Prepare Students for the ACT

By Nadyja Von Ebers on January 23, 2018
Topics:  ACT, Counseling, Test Prep

We tend to think of ACT prep as a teacher’s job, but a school’s college counselor can also be highly beneficial to students in the ACT prep process. So how exactly can you as an ACT counselor take...

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How to Support High School Test Prep in Your School's Curriculum

By Nadyja Von Ebers on January 18, 2018
Topics:  Classroom, Test Prep, Schools, Instructors

As busy instructors who must simultaneously juggle our own subject curriculum and adequately prepare our students for the ACT, SAT, and college readiness in general, it can be hard to strike a...

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