With so many demands on classroom time, preparing students for standardized testing is not the most rewarding way for teachers—or students—to spend limited instructional hours. But as the ACT and SAT move from individual efforts by college-bound students to state-mandated assessments for entire schools and districts, teachers and administrators are looking for ways to give […]
Schools implementing ChalkTalk see significant improvements in a fraction of the control group’s time NEW YORK CITY, NY / FEBRUARY 28, 2020 — After releasing its biggest software update to date at the start of the fall 2019 semester, ChalkTalk has published its latest round of impact studies. These studies demonstrate significant SAT and ACT […]
“The reason I got into teaching? To help students maximize test scores,” said no teacher or administrator ever. Sharing a love of learning and helping kids unlock their innate potential is a much more likely answer to that question, of course. So when is it okay to make a pedagogical compromise and prioritize test scores […]
Students who used ChalkTalk for this “ELA-only implementation” improved their SAT ELA subscores by an average of 101 points–2.9x more than national ELA average score improvement in only 30% of the time.