How to Move Students from Pass to Proficient

Published on Wednesday, April 18th, 2018 by

  At MasteryPrep, we know how much student growth affects your accountability and school score. We also understand that most test prep focuses on helping already high-scoring students perfect their performance. However, students who have just a decent grasp of the content are often left behind. They know the material and demonstrate understanding, but their […]

Boost Your LEAP 2025 Assessment Index in Just One Day!

Published on Wednesday, April 11th, 2018 by

LEAP 2025 season is here, and that means teachers and administrators all over the state are getting ready to prove how hard they’ve worked all year. However, just because your students may not share the same enthusiasm, doesn’t mean you need to panic. MasteryPrep is here to help. As end-of-course testing picks up, we will […]

Improve Your Performance Index in Just One Day!

Published on Wednesday, April 11th, 2018 by

STAAR Algebra I season is here, and that means teachers and administrators all over the state are getting ready to prove how hard they’ve worked all year. However, just because your students may not share the same enthusiasm, doesn’t mean you need to panic. MasteryPrep is here to help. As end-of-course testing picks up, we […]

Boost Your Math Proficiency and Growth Scores in Just One Day!

Published on Tuesday, April 10th, 2018 by

MAAP Algebra I season is here, and that means teachers and administrators all over the state are getting ready to prove how hard they’ve worked all year. However, just because your students may not share the same enthusiasm, doesn’t mean you need to panic. MasteryPrep is here to help. As end-of-course testing picks up, we […]

Avoiding Careless Errors: Algebra I Points Your Students Deserve

Published on Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018 by

When it comes to standardized testing, there’s nothing more frustrating for students than losing points on questions they know how to answer. In Algebra, one of the most common places for careless errors is on questions requiring the distributive property. Let’s take a look at a couple reasons why. Negative Signs Students must use the […]

When Tomorrow Is Test Day

Published on Tuesday, February 20th, 2018 by

With test day looming, it’s time for students to focus on rest, reducing stress, and reviewing their test-taking plan. Make sure students are clear on the following topics. Number of Correct Answers Needed Students should choose a goal raw score, that is the number of questions they need to answer correctly on each test section […]

Keep It Up! More Free ACT Pacing Practice

Published on Thursday, February 8th, 2018 by

If you’ve been following our series, today’s short and sweet post is here to keep up your practice testing momentum. We’re providing you with more access to mini-test resources. Keep up this practice with your students and continue to reduce verbal cues until students get a feel for the pacing on their own. Resources English […]

The Homestretch: Effective Test Prep for the Final Hours

Published on Thursday, February 8th, 2018 by

  It’s never too late to provide students with meaningful test prep and encouragement. Even with only a week left before their test, there’s still room to see substantial growth and preparation. Here are some helpful tips to teach students in the days leading up to the ACT. Strategy Students can master these test-taking tips […]

Mini-Tests for Pacing Practice

Published on Tuesday, February 6th, 2018 by

During the weeks leading up to your mandated test date, students should practice pacing until it becomes second nature. The more intuitive pacing becomes, the less students will be watching the clock and the more likely they’ll be to focus on the test, remember test-taking strategies, and tackle difficult problems. Remember, mini-tests can be more […]

The Secret to ACT Pacing

Published on Monday, February 5th, 2018 by

Mini-tests can be a powerful tool to develop student time-management skills. While one full-length ACT at the outset of a prep class can be very beneficial, it does not leave much room for coaching. By the end of the test, students are exhausted. They don’t remember what happened or what they were thinking at the […]