Scientific research shows that taking practice tests improves learning and memory retention more than studying and reviewing material alone, a phenomenon termed the “testing effect.” Practice tests have also been shown to defend memory against the effects of stress and identify content gaps important in learning.Read More
As an educational technology company, Test Innovators believes in the power of innovation in education to shape the future of our society. Our Educational Innovator series highlights a program, school, or individual that is contributing to the advancement of education in a unique way, whether through groundbreaking curriculum, technological innovation, or other revolutionary projects.
This week we spoke with Andy Dodge, Program Co-Director of the Gates Invention and Innovation program at Graland Country Day School.Read More
Over the last couple decades, the United States has placed increasing emphasis on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) education. In recent years, some programs have added Art (STEAM), generally placing a greater focus on creativity and design thinking. Regardless of the exact composition of the program, the objective is the same: to provide students with the skills necessary to not only be successful in the modern world, but also to shape the future.Read More
We all know that cramming before a test is not the best strategy for success, especially when it comes to exams like the ISEE or SSAT that could affect a student’s academic future. So, when is the best time to start preparing? Short answer: early. Longer answer: at least six to eight months before test day.Read More
As you research the admissions process for different independent and private schools, you may notice that many schools’ admissions offices mention a holistic review process. What does this mean exactly, and how does it affect your application specifically?Read More
That's right -- Test Innovators has officially launched SAT prep!
Test Innovators now has a brand-new test prep platform for the SAT, the college admissions exam taken by over 1.7 million students each year. The platform uses personalized data-driven technology to help students focus on only the areas that need improvement, making preparation as efficient as possible.Read More
The ACT may seem like an overwhelming hurdle in your college application process. For years, it has been hyped up as one of the most important aspects of your application, and now that it's finally time to start preparing for the test, you may not be sure where to begin. However, your test prep process doesn't have to be overwhelming. Here's our simple, three-step process to craft a fool-proof ACT success strategy.Read More
Some schools are breaking barriers with their alternative models for education, unique programs and projects, forward-thinking, and innovation. If you haven't considered non-traditional programs, these schools may be worth exploring.
Here are seven of our favorites:Read More