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Testing Tips
Advice and Activities for Making Standardized Testing Less Stressful for Your Child  

 

  
   
       Understanding Standardized Testing
Here's what parents need to know before their children sharpen their number 2 pencils to take standardized tests.  What are they?  What do they measure?  How can you prepare your child for test day?  How do you interpret the test results?

 
  Virginia Student Testing: the SOL's 
Understand Virginia's Standards of Learning (SOL) Tests and let your child practice with sample questions. 

 
 How to Solve Word Analogies 
Word Analogies are a special type of question often found on standardized tests.  Here are tips so you can help your child master this type of question.

 
 Read the Newspaper Together to Improve Your Child's Test-Taking Scores
Help your child prepare for standardized tests by scanning the local news.

 
  Watch TV Together to Improve Your Child's Test-Taking Skills
Take an active role in helping your children prepare for standardized tests. Here's a simple, brain-boosting activity you can do together.
 







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