Prognosis of Failure in School Math by Victor Guskov
... In three years after the testing the current results in algebra (of the pupils which had been tested) during five months was studied. It turned out that all pupils from the first group had no problems, 87% of the pupils from the second and third groups had big problems, and the other pupils’ results were, to put it mildly, very poor. Therefore it was confirmed that unsatisfactory development of the elementary mental computational skills in primary school was the first cause of difficulties ...
GED Programs and the GED: A Value Beyond Basic Skills Proficiency by Michael Ormsby
... The GED math test requires knowledge, skill and ability with basic number operations, algebra and geometry, along with data analysis and calculator functions. Rigorous standards define GED programs and the GED test: guidelines, test development and standards are monitored by the ACE, the federal administrative and oversight agency. Conclusively, a GED program enables uneducated or undereducated adult learners and workers to learn or reinforce basic skills, and demands a focus on ...
The Shocking Secret Behind Your Math Blocks by Kenneth Williams
... Because the way you were taught to do math on paper was suicidal to your ability to do math in your head. Do you know why? Because you were taught how to do math BACKWARDS. You were taught math back-to-front: from right-to- left. Think about it. When you read a number, how do you do it? Take a look at this number and read it out: 123 What did you say to yourself when you saw it? You probably said "One Hundred and Twenty Three". Or "One Two Three".
How to Teach Classroom Mathematics by Wacek Kijewski
... I expect the class to be in the “Guinness Book of Records” and thirdly, I am testing whether pupils can count up to a million! The statement: “I can count up to a million” is worthless until it is proven experimentally, i.e. by the process of actually counting”. I got upset. “Enough is enough!” I shouted. “I order you to teach according to the syllabus!” Next day, stealthily, I approached his classroom. The pupils were reciting: 17 999, 18 000, 18 001… I decided to fire Mr.
My Kid is Smart- So Why is He Getting Bad Grades? by Sadiq Ansari
... Teachers tell the students what will be on tests and quizzes, and there is usually no excuse for being surprised by a test question. Teachers want their students to succeed. Effort on the part of the PARENTS is important too - get involved! See what your children are studying, see if they need help. If they do, try to help them yourself, it's great bonding! Otherwise, take them into school early or pick them up late to get help from the teacher, or hire a tutor.
Children With Learning Disabilities by Aaron Schwartz
... It will consist of testing the deaf children by means of multiple choice of questions. I consider this kind of assessment to be effective because of the following. Communication with the children with learning disabilities is often very difficult. There is always an interaction between the children and the teacher and only when this interaction is positive learning takes place. But on the other hand, the programmed learning can never fully replace the teacher.
SAT Test Day: The Night Before and Morning Of by Karl Schellscheidt
... (the test is very long; you will need a snack) You may also want to decide what clothes you’re going to wear on test day. Remember to dress in layers, because you can’t control the temperature. The SAT test room will most likely be either warmer or too colder than you would prefer. After you have collected your things, be sure to relax! Watch a movie, talk to a friend on the phone, or go out for a walk. Do something to take your mind off the test.
Getting a GED by John Daye
... About the GED Test The test covers basic reading and understanding fundamentals as well as math, science and social studies. It covers the following areas: Writing - Grammar, punctuation, spelling, sentence structure; with multiple-choice questions and a 200-word story to write. Math - decimals, fractions, percentages and basic math problems; multiple-choice problems where you need to add, subtract, multiply and divide without using a calculator.