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Posts Tagged ‘ testing ’

To test or not to test…The Homeschooling Testing Conundrum

Should homeschoolers test? Here are some of the reasons I’ve decided to test my homeschoolers.

Should homeschoolers test? Here are some of the reasons I’ve decided to test my homeschoolers.
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Wrapping it Up! – Resources for Finishing Strong

End the homeschool year on top! Homeschool resources, tips, and ideas to help you finish up your homeschool year strong.

End the homeschool year on top! Homeschool resources, tips, and ideas to help you finish up your homeschool year strong.
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GED Test for Homeschoolers and Parents

GED Test for Homeschoolers and Parents

Includes 2016 changes to the GED Test and beyond Homeschoolers do not always need to pass the GED test, but some may need it to be approved for apprenticeship for union work. In some states homeschool parents need to prove they have a high school education or the equivalent, so passing the GED test...
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College Entrance Tests & Scores for Homeschoolers

College Entrance Tests & Scores for Homeschoolers

PSAT, SAT, and ACT college tests, and what homeschoolers need to study and practice to achieve high scores on these college entrance exams. Results of homeschoolers’ scores on past ACT tests. Dates ACT Assessment Test Dates Information on the ACT Assessment, which includes reports for you, your high school, and up to four college...
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ACT Test Results For Homeschoolers vs All Test Takers

ACT test results are consistently higher for homeschoolers than the composite for the average college entrance test taker since 1997. Updated through Class of 2015.
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Reading Level Assessment Tests

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Two reading tests to help you assess the reading level of your child. Explanation of the RL code on books.
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Should We Test Homeschoolers?

Should We Test Homeschoolers?

Homeschooling articles against standardized testing of children. Opinions of psychologists. Alternatives to taking a test.
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Testing Requirements for Homeschoolers Compared by State

Testing Requirements for Homeschoolers Compared by State

Twenty-two states require testing or offer testing as one of several assessment alternatives. There is no proof that homeschooled students in states that require testing do better or worse than in states that do not require oversight evaluations. Testing is not required annually in all these states. Some states require testing only near the...
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Testing Homeschoolers

How Testing *Should* Be Seen! By Ann Zeise and Jane M. Smith When you think of testing, do you: Picture thirty kids locked in a classroom scrambling to answer questions before the timer goes off, Smell the delicious aroma of the chocolate cake your son just baked, See the garden you and your children planted earlier this year overflowing with produce,...
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To Test Gifted Kids or Not? – Brilliant but 2E

To Test Gifted Kids or Not? – Brilliant but 2E

Advice Helping Gifted Children Soar – Book Review AN A TO Z RESOURCE This misidentification of talent, and miscasting of creativity, is a critical reality that needs addressing! By Ruth Richards. Counseling, Multiple Exceptionality, and Psychological Issues Misdiagnosis and dual diagnosis of gifted children. The most common mis-diagnoses are: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD),...
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Holding Children Accountable

Although I understand the perspective of children being accountable for their own learning, I don't agree that it's a child's responsibility to show to other people that they are learning. Feature article by Tammy Takahashi.
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