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The Absolute Best Test-Taking Strategies for AP Exams

Taking tests is stressful and the days, weeks or even months leading up to an exam can be incredibly nerve-wracking. The AP exams are no exception to this. You can make the test and time leading up to it less stressful by properly preparing for it and employing these test-taking strategies to do th ...

Helping Your Children with Revision

As examinations come closer, students start panicking due to the lack of studying. It is not possible to remember what they have learned in classes weeks ago. In such critical times, parents play a crucial role. A parent's correct guidance makes everything easier. So, how do you help your child ...

Cheating at Exams: Causes and Possible Solutions

Cheating at exams has become a widespread phenomenon almost all over the world. On the one hand, cheaters try to find new ways to cheat without being discovered, on the other hand, teachers are fighting this bad habit by all the means at their disposal. However, cases of cheating are still being wi ...

The Importance of Differentiating Exams and Lessons

Exams or tests are used for many reasons. They are used to evaluate students and discover their skills and areas of need. They are used to gauge whether or not students are gaining new knowledge from the content they are taught and they are used to help educators design and modify instruction that ...

Oh My God, I Failed

Failure may possibly happen to you at some point as a student. Here are some pieces of advice to keep calm and study on. 1. “Don’t worry” – MythWhen you are depressed, people often say “Don’t worry”. This is a good piece of advice but this doesn’ ...

Why Grade Structure Matters

There's a problem with the way that we talk about exam grades in the UK. I doubt that it's exclusive to this country, but ours is the example I know. The problem is that, however nuanced the grading system, someone always wants to turn it into a matter of pass versus fail. And that is hugel ...

Strategies for Essay Exams and Timed In-class Writings

Taking tests can be stressful enough, so taking essay exams and completing timed in-class writings can be overwhelming—if you let them overwhelm you. You can prepare for these assessments by learning strategies for doing well on them. Use the following strategies before and during essay exams ...