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Does Gum Chewing Really Improve Test Scores?

Studies of performance enhancers, prior to exams, takes a look at the effects of gum chewing :   Education Nation 2011 : http://www.educationnation.com/index.cfm?objectid=BEC0241E-24D6-11E1-A9BF000C296BA163

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Weird SAT Words & Groups of SAT Synonyms

        These are weird SAT words you need to know: dross (impurities) slag (impurities) charlatan (faker) necromancy (communication with the dead) sorcerer (someone who communicates with the dead) conflagration (big fire) palisade (row of stakes)   These …

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Back to the Books, Second Time Around

Praxis. A dreaded word for anyone who is looking to get licensed as a teacher in the state of CT. Doesn’t matter that you have been a teacher for over 10 years and have premanent licensing in another state( having …

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SSAT Analogies – The PLUG-IN PHRASES

ANALOGIES are all about RELATIONSHIPS: PUT IN THE FORM OF A SENTENCE or STATEMENT  TRY TURNING THE PAIR AROUND KEEP THE SENTENCE SHORT  Word (protagonist) “is the opposite of a” Opposed Word (antagonist)  Idea (communism) “is opposed by” Opposition (capitalism) …

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Tuesday’s Test-Taking Question

Choose the words that when inserted into the sentence best fits the meaning of the sentence. Laboratories have been warned that provisions for animal protection that in the past were merely _____ will now be mandatory; _____ of this policy …

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Tuesday’s Test-Taking Tip

In a multiple choice question don’t allow yourself to be mislead by an answer that looks correct, but isn’t actually supported by the text.

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Tuesday’s Test Taking Tip

Fill in the Blank Trick When answering a fill in the blank question, look for an an. It is a context clue and the next word must begin with a vowel.

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