Test Innovators Blog

The Key to Remote Learning: A Structured Schedule

  • Posted By: Melissa Kinsler
  • March 26, 2020

As schools around the world are closing, students and their families are tasked with the challenge of transitioning to online and remote learning. The foundation of successful remote learning is maintaining a consistent schedule. Below is an example of a schedule that can help students be successful during their time at home.

7:30am- Morning Routine
Start the day like you would any other school day—get dressed, eat breakfast, do morning chores, etc. This will help students get in the school mindset while at home.

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Remote Learning Resources

  • Posted By: Melissa Kinsler
  • March 26, 2020

Students nationwide and around the globe are home from school due to the COVID-19 pandemic, leaving many parents wondering about what this will mean for their child’s education. While many schools are able to provide remote learning experiences for their students, this is not a feasible reality for all schools. To help families supplement their children’s learning while at home, we have compiled a list of various online, educational resources that are available at little or no cost.

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In the United States, and many other countries across the globe, citizens have been asked to practice social distancing in order to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Here at Test Innovators, we are participating in social distancing by having all of our team members work from home. We are grateful that our business can run 100% online, making it easier for our team to operate at full capacity while still practicing social distancing.

Here are a few things we’re doing that make social distancing and working remotely successful:

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ACT and SAT Test Day

  • Posted By: Celena Alduenda
  • March 11, 2020

The day is finally here. You have practiced, studied, and practiced some more. The last step is to make sure you are prepared for test day.

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Test Innovators Tutoring

  • Posted By: Melissa Kinsler
  • March 9, 2020

Test Innovators tutors are here to help your student succeed. Our tutors provide test prep, academic support or enrichment, and everything in between.

Why Test Innovators Tutoring?

Expert Tutors: We are highly selective and only work with the best. Our tutors work with hundreds of students each year.

Accessible and Flexible: Tutoring is done online so you can learn from anywhere. Our tutors have flexible schedules, so you can choose the times that work best for you.

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Every student is different, and every student’s test prep needs are different too. Test Innovators’ online platform provides every student with a Personalized Prep Plan, targeted to an individual’s specific needs. The Prep Plan provides guidance on next steps and auto-generates specific recommendations for practice to complete.

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Time management is an essential skill on standardized tests, like the SSAT, ISEE, ACT, and SAT. The timing restriction is one aspect of the test designed to challenge students, but with practice you can gain the skills and strategies to master it.

Test Innovators helps students prepare for every component of the test. Learning test-taking strategies and skills, especially effective time management, is an important part of preparing for the test.

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The SAT Essay

  • Posted By: Celena Alduenda
  • February 13, 2020

The SAT Essay section is optional, but some schools require it—be sure to check your prospective schools’ application instructions. The team here at Test Innovators wants to ensure you are fully prepared for all parts of the test, including the Essay section.

The SAT Essay section includes one passage and a standard writing prompt. The first part of the prompt is as follows:

“As you read the passage below, consider how [the author] uses

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The ACT Writing Section

  • Posted By: Celena Alduenda
  • February 11, 2020

The ACT Writing section is optional, but some schools require it—be sure to check your prospective schools’ application instructions. The team here at Test Innovators wants to ensure you are fully prepared for all parts of the test, including the Writing section.

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SSAT Test Day

  • Posted By: Brenna O'Neill
  • February 7, 2020

The day before the test, relax, read a book, get some exercise, and get plenty of sleep. In fact, you should prioritize sleep the entire week before the test as those earlier nights’ sleep will be critical.

On the morning of the test, wake up with ample time to eat a good breakfast and to arrive at the test center at least 30 minutes prior to the start of testing.

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