Tallying

​The year ends in a flurry of graduations and celebrations and hugs and a million little things. And then, suddenly, it's summer and it's quiet, and all the data gets entered and the numbers reckoned and the results tallied.  As we start the new year, with it's own flurries and millions of little things, we're also looking back to se...
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Comparing

Summer project list: Compare HiSET exam and new GED exam. ​...Check I made the chart (Based, on this one, thanks DESE!). And I had a good time with it, I like these tasks. HiSET: 5 tests, GED: 4. GED: Multiple question types. Different costs, different rules for retesting.  Similar in x, y, z ways.  I even added a time...
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Celebrating

I spent the week celebrating with 4 of our partner programs: 3 graduations plus an impromptu Student of the Year celebration. As a result I feel (somewhat) qualified to survey 'what works in end of the year parties' Pomp and circumstance, and graduation gowns (ever though I resented the hats every time they made me wear them at my own graduations)....
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Tips

​It was a good idea. Have a master list of HiSET tips that tutors could use to help students. Except I didn't have one. I did have an idea: we could probably assemble a great one if we all shared the tips that we knew. And, then we could share it with all of the tutors in HTM and the teachers we work with in the various Juntos Collab...
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"See? I can't do it!"

Of all the HiSET subject tests, the writing test is the one that would stress me out. There are five tests in all (reading, writing, math, science and social studies) They're all standardized tests with multiple choice questions, a ticking clock, and high stakes,  so there's not a lot that's fun about any of them (exce...
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