Activities for Test Review
Team Competitions- this article highlights some great ideas you can incorporate in class to review for state testing.
Quiz, Quiz, Trade-this cooperative learning technique builds student confidence while encouraging participation from all learners.
Scoot-watch this video as you are given directions for a game that's sure to get all your students moving around the room.
Test Taking Strategies
Tips for taking a test- I encourage teachers to show this short video prior to taking a test; there's definitely a positive message for students.
Test Prep & Review-This article by the National Education Association highlights important tips for both parents/guardians and students when it comes to test prep.
These are just a few resources that I share with teachers when preparing for assessments, as always I hope you find them useful. As we move closer to test season please be reminded that your students are more than a test score, they are entrusted into your care everyday. It's what you do beyond a state test that has the biggest impact on your students...so make your impact a positive one! Until next time...go out there and be GREAT!