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2014-02-10 08:32:02

PRINCETON, N.J., Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With a number of new and improved features, ETS has launched the latest version of its award winning Criterion® Online Writing Evaluation Service. The Criterion service is a web-based instructional tool that helps elementary, secondary and college-level students plan, write and revise essays. "The Criterion service is a valuable instructional tool that is used across the world by schools, universities and aspiring graduate...

2014-02-07 12:25:54

PRINCETON, N.J., Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Assessments embedded in game-based formats are the current rage in education circles. But, how does one go about framing and designing such tests? That question and many others are answered in a new publication, Psychometric Considerations in Game-Based Assessment. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120110/DC33419LOGO) This new white paper on game-based assessment design is the result of collaboration between five...

2014-02-05 08:35:59

Badges can now be earned, added and shared through Mozilla® Backpack PRINCETON, N.J., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As more students seek new types of learning opportunities, Educational Testing Service (ETS) is now offering electronic badges for students who demonstrate specific learning outcomes on the ETS® Proficiency Profile and iSkills(TM) assessments--and these badges can be added to a Mozilla Backpack to help test takers manage and share their accomplishments...

2014-01-28 08:36:52

ETS's Praxis(TM) Performance Assessment for Teachers (PPAT) Begins Field Testing PRINCETON, N.J., Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Responding to the need for a more meaningful assessment that can accurately measure a new teacher's knowledge and instructional capabilities within the classroom, Educational Testing Service (ETS), in collaboration with educators and state education officials across the country, is developing the Praxis(TM) Performance Assessment for Teachers...

2014-01-16 23:01:20

ArborBridge, the world leader in online test preparation, is going south of the border for the first time this week. Santa Monica, CA (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 Josh Stephens, ArborBridge’s Director of International Development, is making presentations and meeting with college counselors at some of the top international schools in Mexico City, Guadalajara, Monterrey, and Guatemala City. Students, counselors, and parents will have the opportunity to discuss the role of standardized testing...

2014-01-07 23:01:11

Launch Education Group, the premier tutoring and test prep company in Los Angeles, will be offering a free SAT practice exam on Saturday, January 25th and Sunday, January 26th. Following the exam, parents and students are invited to attend an information seminar on Tuesday, January 28th. Santa Monica, CA (PRWEB) January 07, 2014 Launch Education Group specializes in preparing students for the SAT in Los Angeles. In a new initiative, they will offer families a free SAT practice test in...

2014-01-02 23:05:05

International tutoring and test preparation company ArborBridge extended its reach significantly in 2013. Students from 32 countries have now raised their scores on the SAT and ACT college entrance exams with ArborBridge’s guidance. Santa Monica, CA (PRWEB) January 02, 2014 Word of ArborBridge’s effectiveness has gotten around. Fully half of those 32 countries were new to ArborBridge this calendar year. They include the following: Belgium, Denmark, Egypt, Germany, India, Hong Kong,...

2013-12-30 23:03:21

LSATMax, the only comprehensive LSAT course available in the Apple App Store, brought to you by the Harvard Law School alumni that created BarMax, SATMax, and Exam Proctor, have just created the LSATMax LSAT timer, an analog watch that only counts 35-minutes. Venice, CA (PRWEB) December 30, 2013 Time has always been a big hurdle for many LSAT prep students. Each of the five sections of the exam must be completed within 35 minutes. LSAC does not allow automated watches in the exam room....

2013-12-07 23:03:35

In celebration of the new website name, Medic Journey International has released free UKCAT and BMAT practice questions for those preparing for medical school or interested in the field of medicine. London, UK (PRWEB) December 07, 2013 Medic Journey International (MJI), the leading provider of expert preparation for the medical school application process, announces the renaming of its website and domain to MJCourses.com. The new site still contains all of MJI's highly sought after...

2013-12-04 23:01:16

PracticeQuiz, the brainchild of entrepreneur and educator Ted Chan, is helping to motivate medical minds with a recently released free 122-question practice test online that will help them prepare of the Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS), required by many nursing schools for admissions. Boston, MA (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 PracticeQuiz, the brainchild of entrepreneur and educator Ted Chan, is helping to motivate medical minds with a recently released free 122-question online...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.