College Students and Math Readiness

The Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for Colleges and Careers, tasked with creating exams that align with the Common Core State Standards, has decided that results from Algebra 2 or Math 3 exams will be used to determine college students’ math readiness....

Effective Ways To Teach Good Writing Skills

Students must practice writing in short, daily exercises to develop the fluency needed to become better at writing formal, graded papers. One writing exercise is to lecture for five to nine minutes, have students write notes for that lecture and then have students...

How To Help The Shut Down Learner

Dr. Richard Selznick is a child psychologist and the director of the Cooper Learning Center, Department of Pediatrics, Cooper University Hospital in New Jersey. His new book, School Struggles  –  A Guide to Your Shut Down Learner’s Success, is a godsend that...