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A letter to my past self about standardized tests

The following post was originally published on our sister site, The Prospect.

Now that I am in college and am removed from the almost ritualistic nature of standardized tests, I have been able to look back on and reflect on them. 107 more words

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Cambridge advanced academic program expands to Croft Middle Prep

Metro Schools is strengthening the advanced academic pathway in the Overton cluster by adding the Cambridge program to Croft Middle Prep. This is the third Nashville middle school to earn the Cambridge designation and the eighth school overall. 486 more words


Preparing for AP Exams

AP exam sessions begin soon, and we know that students are busily preparing for their exams! Last year, we highlighted how Iowa students were preparing for AP exams. 143 more words

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Drawing Connections with Artstor's AP® Art History Teaching Resources

I continue to be amazed by the possibilities for teaching the new Advanced Placement® Art History Curriculum with Artstor. As we gather images to place in our growing AP® Art History Teaching Resources and draft the accompanying essays and links, I sometimes pause to marvel at how the curriculum interconnects. 648 more words


ETHNIC DISADVANTAGES: Are Hispanic Youth Ready for College?

Record: Jara, T.D., Slate, J.R., Moore, G.W., & Martinez-Garcia, C., (2014) Hispanic Students and Advanced Placement Exams: An Analysis of the Most Often Taken, Most Difficult, and Easiest Exams. 680 more words


FOSTERING HIGHER THINKING: Academic Scaffolding in Advanced Placement Classrooms

Record: Gritter, K., Beers, S., & Knaus, R. W., (2013) Teacher Scaffolding of Academic Language in an Advanced Placement U.S. History Class. Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy… 644 more words


4 reasons your extracurriculars don’t need to be related to your major

The following post was originally published on our sister site, The Prospect.

Throughout my high school career, I have heard one piece of advice from multiple places: participate in extracurriculars that relate to your desired career or major. 50 more words

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