We are pleased to announce new versions of the Georgia Biology, Algebra, and Geometry EOCT products on our site. Here is a list of major changes.
1) Each test is now broken down into component domains.
2) New printable resources available for each domain.
3) No cost to current subscribers.
We are also doing the same with all Georgia EOCT and will have it completed by fall ’07. Keep Reading »
Future features that are being considered were all well-received. In order of perceived value, respondents felt that the Student Remediation Tracker would be most useful. The rest in order are: Breaking down EOCT content by domain, The ability for teachers to add questions, Developing a head-to-head review game, and Audio reading of questions. We have all of these on our anticipated release schedule and will be working on them throughout the upcoming school year.
Some new features that users would value that were not in our list of anticipated changes, Keep Reading »
As of June 1, 2007, 284 subscribers completed the 14 question survey sent to all contacts of all accounts that subscribe to USATestprep for graduation/end of course online review. These users come from 147 different schools; this represents approximately 25% of all of our current users. Of the respondents, 70% came from Georgia, 10% from Alabama, 9% from South Carolina, and the remaining respondents were split from Mississippi, California, Tennessee and Nevada. The vast majority of respondents were classroom teachers, Keep Reading »
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WOW! In less than one week, we have received over 100 applications for only 2 Question Author Positions. Obviously, we have found MANY qualified candidates. At this time, we have to stop accepting applications to be able to go through them all. We appreciate all of you who submitted applications, and we will be getting back to the final candidates by phone or email by the end of the week. Keep Reading »
According to the Rome News-Tribune, Rome City Schools and Floyd County Schools are pleased with the gains made on their most recent Georgia High School Graduation Test (GHSGT). Four of the five high schools in this area are USATestprep subscribers. Rome High School saw major jumps in social studies, nine points to 93 this year from 84 in 2006, and science, which rose five points to 82 from 77. The statewide numbers in social studies went to 87 from 85 and rose in science to 74 from 72. Keep Reading »
Many teachers requested a means to track student use within our tutorial question system. With the new 5.0 version of the site, we listened and added this ability. Now, when a student completes a set of random, advanced, or beginner tutorial questions he/she is presented with an option to print a summary or email results to his/her teacher. The student is also presented with the option to retry missed questions/terms.
We also added this reporting feature to our game and vocabulary module. Keep Reading »
The Alabama Department of Education has let us know that the new item specifications for the AHSGE Science test (which is now 100% Biology) will be released by the beginning of the 2007-2008 school year. However, they may preview these at the annual MEGA conference this summer. If any subscribers have a copy of these, please share them with us. This would allow us to have this new review ready for you and your students when you get back to school next year. Keep Reading »
Our diagnostic tests are the #1 resource on the site. Students receive a different test every time they take it and the results may be stored or sent via email to the teacher. They also provide instant feedback on missed questions and the weak and strong content areas of each student.
We decided we wanted to make our #1 feature even better!
New Features: Keep Reading »
1) A student may take a test and then re-test missed questions.
Something new, something different – all based on your specific content area! USATestprep, in conjunction with WordForge, has developed interactive crossword puzzles and wordfind puzzles. Both of these games allow your students to connect key vocabulary words to their definition. In the crossword, students type in their terms based on a definition. In the wordfind, they highlight terms that apply to given definitions. It’s all online, interactive, based on your specific content areas, and a fun, Keep Reading »