Studying and Learning in a High-Stakes World

Studying and Learning in a High-Stakes World

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Designed to help middle and high school teachers, as well as students new to the rigor of college, Studying and Learning in a High Stakes World incorporates test preparation into classrooms without asking teachers to a€œteach to the test.a€ Instead, it enables teachers to focus on course content while simultaneously providing high quality, scaffolded study strategies. Whether they are facing a high stakes exam, or merely preparing students for a chapter quiz, the strategies modeled in this book allow teachers to a€œusea€ tests as platforms for studentsa€™ learning. This book is divided into three parts that address how to: a€cGet students organized and in the right frame of mind to study, learn, and take tests a€cStudy for essay and objective tests a€cAnswer essay and objective questions and take tests Studying and Learning features close learning strategies, ESL Best Practices, and alignment to the Common Core State Standards in order to help teachers make tests work for them.To be successful on these kinds of essay prompts, students must develop the a€œ cognitive flexibilitya€ to make ... If you do allow students to prepare for an essay question through research, it is probably best to require them to staple their notes to their test so you ... For example, students might analyze Robert Frosta#39;s poem a€œ Out, Outa€”a€ (effect) and explain how its theme was influenced by Macbetha#39;s a€œ Tomorrow, anbsp;...

Title:Studying and Learning in a High-Stakes World
Author:Rona F. Flippo
Publisher:Rowman & Littlefield - 2014-12-11


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