Jul 28, 2023
The difficulty of individual multiple-choice questions
depends on far more than just the questions themselves, as any test
taker who has struggled to differentiate between several tempting
choices can attest. Amy and Mike invited educator Vinny Madera to
share his research on answer traps on standardized
Jul 25, 2023
New college students invariably arrive on campus flush with optimism for all the good times, academic successes, and healthy relationships ahead. If only life proceeded that smoothly… Amy and Mike invited educational consultant Lee Norwood to explain the W-Curve Model and new college students.
What are five things you...
Jul 21, 2023
Admissions decisions for selective educational programs require as much useful data about applicants as possible, particularly regarding academic skills and ability. Is it possible that opponents of standardized testing seek something other than a fair and transparent selection process? Amy and Mike invited educator...
Jul 18, 2023
We accept as bedrock truth that every important test should be studied for. How often, though, do we explore what studying actually entails? Amy and Mike invited educators Anna Solomon and Kailey Ossanna to share effective study skills for test preparation.
What are five things you will learn in this episode?
Jul 14, 2023
Most years, the PSAT feels inconsequential for all but the highest-scoring students. The October 2023 exam, however, will put everyone–students, schools, and College Board itself–to the test as the first U.S. administration of a very new version of an old exam. Amy and Mike invited educator and author Brian Stewart...