Test Talk!: Understanding the Stakes and Helping Your Children Do Their Best

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Test Talk! provides a wealth of practical advice on how to deal with common issues that may arise with student testing, from kindergarten through high school. Authors Cheli Cerra and Ruth Jacoby identify 50 "snapshots" of situations that parents typically face when dealing with testing and then give you practical tools to help your children succeed, including helpful checklists, worksheets, and progress reports. Do you want to: Be informed about the tests your children will be taking and how these tests will ...
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Overview

Test Talk! provides a wealth of practical advice on how to deal with common issues that may arise with student testing, from kindergarten through high school. Authors Cheli Cerra and Ruth Jacoby identify 50 "snapshots" of situations that parents typically face when dealing with testing and then give you practical tools to help your children succeed, including helpful checklists, worksheets, and progress reports. Do you want to: Be informed about the tests your children will be taking and how these tests will affect them? Reduce test stress while increasing academic achievement? Know how to help your child when she says "I'm not ready for tomorrow's test"? Get lots of tips on how to use test results to improve your child's education? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then Test Talk! is the book you need. You'll learn how to become a "test-savvy" parent and how to work with your child to make testing a simpler and more productive process for everyone.
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“All concerned parents should read this book to make sure you are raising a test-savvy child!”--Stacy DeBroff, Bestselling author, founder of MomCentral.com and TV personality

 

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780787982744
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 2/9/2007
  • Series: School Talk Series , #6
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 160
  • Product dimensions: 10.08 (w) x 7.99 (h) x 0.43 (d)

Table of Contents


Introduction: How to Use This Book     ix
Why Test?     1
Savvy Study Skills     19
No Test Stress!     47
After the Test     65
The Academic Portfolio     91
Glossary of Testing Terms     111
Resources and References     117
Answer Key     127
About the Authors     131
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