Description - Preparing Students for Testing and Doing Better in School by Rona F. Flippo
This resource provides teachers with interactive techniques and research-based practices to assist students in learning what they need to succeed in classroom tests as well as the high profile assessments such as the SATs. The book covers preparation for test-taking (anxiety and study skills) as well as strategies for taking essay tests and objective tests. The author includes sample exercises and a final test covering content from each chapter that teachers can use with students.
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(279mm x 215mm x 13mm)
Corwin Press Inc
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
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Author Biography - Rona F. Flippo
Dr. Rona Flippo, currently on the Board of Directors of the International Reading Association 2012-2015, has taught in public schools and has been a professor of reading and study strategy education at various colleges and universities in the United States, including Florida, South Carolina, Georgia, Wisconsin, and Massachusetts. She is currently Professor of Education at the University of Massachusetts Boston in the College of Education and Human Development. Dr. Flippo has been a consultant for Educational Testing Services (ETS) and the Georgia Department of Education. Additionally, she has served on various Editorial Boards, on the Board of Directors of the College Reading Association (CRA/ALER), on various committees of the International Reading Association (IRA) and most currently on the Board of Directors of the International Reading Association (IRA) 2012-2015. She has published 15 other books and over 100 chapters and articles in prestigious professional books and journals; many of these publications have been on study and test-taking research and strategies. Dr. Flippo has worked extensively with elementary, middle school, high school, community college, and university students and their teachers to develop students' study and test strategies. Thousands of students and teachers have learned how to become "Prepared" for tests and for doing better in school under Dr. Flippo's tutelage.