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2014-05-02 12:24:55

PRINCETON, N.J., May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers from Educational Testing Service (ETS) worked with GlassLab and collaborators including NASA and the National Writing Project to develop Mars Generation One: Argubot Academy, a new tablet-based educational game for grades 6-8. The game scenario takes place on Mars in 2054, where students have to develop and defend arguments on social policy in the first city on the Red Planet....

2014-04-29 08:47:11

PRINCETON, N.J., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- During the 2012-13 testing year, more MBA applicants than ever before chose the GRE(®) revised General Test to meet admission requirements. Nearly 10 percent of individuals who took one of the two leading business school admission tests and indicated MBA as their intended degree objective, opted for the GRE revised General Test.* http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120110/DC33419LOGO A further analysis of GRE test-taker...

2014-04-15 08:38:00

Test prep materials and practice exam will be cloud-based and available for both computer and mobile delivery PRINCETON, N.J., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To help HiSET® candidates better prepare for their high school equivalency exams, Educational Testing Service (ETS) and Aztec Software Inc. are releasing an official cloud-based practice test along with accompanying test preparation software. The new materials will be available for delivery on both computer and...

2014-04-09 23:21:59

Predictability Study Provides ISIP Cut Scores that Reflect Strong Probability of Passing Texas Reading Assessment Dallas, TX (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Student results on Istation’s Indicators of Progress (ISIP) assessments can determine a high probability of passing the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) Reading tests, according to a predictability study released in March 2014. The study identified the cut score of the ISIP Overall Reading Ability Score that can be...

2014-04-08 08:39:12

New Common-Core aligned test provides affordable option for more than 140,000 annual test takers in seven states SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The California Department of Education has announced that they have selected CTB/McGraw-Hill's TASC (Test Assessing Secondary Completion(TM)) test as a state-approved assessment leading to a high school equivalency certificate. The decision is the latest development in an ongoing movement by states across the country to identify...

2014-04-02 20:21:32

Assessments administered in over 250 K-12 School Districts CORALVILLE, Iowa, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The first administration of the new ACT Aspire College and Career Readiness system took place this week in 33 states. The assessments provide educators and parents with student achievement data based on the ACT College and Career Readiness Standards ("CCRS") from grade 3 to H.S. ACT Aspire is the first digital, longitudinal assessment system to fully connect student academic...

2014-03-31 23:03:20

The creators of BarMax recently released BarMax MPRE Online, a comprehensive MPRE course available to all law students at no cost. Venice, CA (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 The Multistate Professional Responsibility Exam (“MPRE”) is required for admission to the bars in most U.S. jurisdictions. Law students around the nation have taken time out of their busy schedules to study for the exam. Some are taking it for the first time, while others, who might not have had access to quality MPRE...

2014-03-26 12:33:51

Remote Proctoring System Without Web Cams Revolutionizing Online Education PHOENIX, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The popularity of online learning has skyrocketed in the past decade, enabling literally millions of people to advance their educations and their careers. For those whose work and family obligations preclude them from attending a traditional brick-and-mortar university, the more flexible schedules and lower tuition rates offered by Internet-based programs makes them an...

2014-03-13 16:31:51

GED Ready: The Official Practice Test provides same-day scores, personal study recommendations, and indicates a student's likelihood to pass the real test WASHINGTON, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New GED Testing Service data has found that 95 percent of students who take GED Ready: The Official Practice Test and score in the Likely to Pass level go on to pass the real test. GED Ready, which is available online in English and Spanish through MyGED at GED.com, provides students with...

2014-03-10 23:28:54

Test Prep System designed by Heather Spiegel and Ralph Georgy is the latest program that covers a collection of sample test prep questions in both the SSAT test and ISEE test formats. A full review on the site Vinamy.com indicates if it is worth buying. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) March 10, 2014 Test Prep System is the latest program for students who want to learn how to increase their test scores. This program covers over 700 vocabulary reviews and 500 interactive practice questions. In...


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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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