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Assessment: Getting a Read on a Field in Flux A range of forcesincluding common standards, a new federal education law, and digital innovationare bringing change to the field of student testing.
Education Week | 3 hours ago | comment? | recommend
Teaching Students to De-Stress Over Testing School districts and researchers are searching for ways to help students cope with test anxiety and other schooling stresses.
Education Week | 3 hours ago | comment? | recommend
Next-Generation Science Tests Slowly Take Shape A handful of the 18 states that have adopted the Next-Generation Science Standards are using assessments meant to reflect the standards' deeper, more inquiry-based approach to science.
Education Week | 3 hours ago | comment? | recommend
Should Schools Test the 'Career' Half of 'College and Career'? Some experts and educators argue that better assessments are needed to determine whether students have the necessary skills to succeed in the workplace.
Education Week | 3 hours ago | comment? | recommend
Country's Oldest Career-Matching Test Gets an Update A survey added to the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery aims to match test-takers to jobs based on interest, rather than personality.
Education Week | 3 hours ago | comment? | recommend
In Race for Test-Takers, ACT Outscores SATfor Now The SATs long dominance in college admission testing has slipped, but its still a horse race, according to experts.
Education Week | 3 hours ago | comment? | recommend
More Testing Is Forecast for Nation's ELL Students Spurred by changes in federal law, states are ramping up and revising English-proficiency testing for students who don't yet communicate fluently in English.
Education Week | 3 hours ago | comment? | recommend
Which language would ease our way in the post-Brexit world? European leaders tell us: English is losing importance. So which language should students learn to give themselves the best chance of success?We Brits are pretty settled in our role as monoglots. Our default tactic of speak English slowly and loudly so ot
The Guardian | 5 hours, 52 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Nurse job interview tips: top nine questions and answers Recruiters reveal what they ask when hiring new staff and the answers they hope to hear Compassion and communication, respect and resilience, accountability and adaptability a good nurse possesses a daunting set of qualities. If youre newly qualified, how
The Guardian | 6 hours, 32 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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IPads 'help improve young pupils' skills' The two-year study involved 650 pupils in 10 primary and nursery schools.
BBC News | 7 hours, 44 minutes ago | comment? | recommend