When people say that test prep is ‘teaching to the test,’ I agree that it is always a good idea to know the mechanics, timing, and content of a test before you take it. Teachers provide study guides for this very reason. However, there is an additional benefit to taking a test preparation class inContinue reading “Are Tutors “Teaching to the Test?””
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Note from Link Private Tutoring. I really like this list of ACT science terms as well as the advice on using flash cards and learning 10-20 words at a time. That means start studying these words today! Key concepts to know: direct and inverse relationship, control, control group, experimental group, independent variable, dependent variable, controlledContinue reading “101 ACT Science Vocabulary Words You Should Know | Albert.io”
For admissions offices that are strapped for time, test scores can provide a place to start to identify whether or not a student will be successful, but da Silva also said there has to be a commitment to reviewing each application and reading the students’ stories as well. “At the end of the day, that’sContinue reading “ACT and SAT scores not only predictor of college success”
Does your high-schooler need better reading and English scores on standardized test such as the ACT, SAT and PSAT? Find a high interest novel or even a magazine and give it to your child to read during winter break. Read the same book yourself and every day ask your child questions along the lines ofContinue reading “How to Get Higher Reading Scores”
I am a certified teacher, having taught ACT prep, as well as run my own tutoring business, for eight years. My certification areas are English 6-12 with a reading endorsement, and ESOL endorsement and differentiated learning. I have been trained in AP Lang and Lit. I am also certified in business education. I primarily tutorContinue reading “About Your Tutor”
The ACT English test is 45 minutes long with 75 items. Grammar and Usage makes up 16% of the test, Sentence Structure is 24%, and Punctuation is 13%. The rest of the English test comes under the heading Rhetorical Skills. Strategy (Author’s purpose) makes up 16%, Organization (development, passage structure) is 15% and Style (wordContinue reading “What’s on the ACT English test?”
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