Prep courses, practice tests, and flashcards are all useful tools in preparing to take a college entrance course. Boom Cards resources provide on-the-go practice (available on iOS, Android or Kindle) for students preparing for these tests.
Today we are talking with Amy Brown Science, The Lab (Liezel), and Kristin Lee Resources about combining technology with hands-on science instruction in secondary. Science teaching resources are among Boom Cards top sellers!
The shift to test-oriented passages diminishes the joy of reading for many students. Novel studies are the cure. Novels keep students engaged in literature and create community in the classroom. Add in Boom Cards comprehension checks for fun, not dreary, skills building.
Teach, review, assess and prep with self-grading, time-saving Common Core aligned Boom Cards. Find materials on operations, fractions, decimals, measurement, data and geometry for third, fourth and fifth grade.
In the past 16 years we've imaged brains and tested students. We have no better information about how to use testing to improve schools now than when we started. We do now know that human variability is not mere noise to be ignored by categorical systems, such as standardized testing, but rather it directly affects outcomes. It is time to walk away from the Twentieth Century obsession with standardized testing and develop a Twenty-First Century approach that combines neuroscience learning with effective intervention.