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Math Scores Drop For 4th & 8th Grades

The Nation’s Report Card U.S. 4th and 8th grade students are performing worse in math than they were two years ago, according to new data from a national test. According to new data released this week from the National Assessment … Continue reading

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Exam Elf’s Solution To Improving Test Skills

Exam Elf – Improving Test Skills TASA Major Findings Earlier this year the team at Exam Elf  presented its math app Exam Elf to a panel of Superintendents at the Texas Association of School Administrators (TASA).  The following is an excerpt from the … Continue reading

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Summer Holidays – A Time To Reconnect

Summer Holidays – A Time To Reconnect Why Family Time Is More Important Now Than Ever Before Summer Holidays are now in full swing and as a father of two boys this is my favorite time of year.  Everyone is … Continue reading

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Fun Math Games For The Weekend

Are you kidding?! Fun math games?! So the school week is over and it’s time to forget about school right?  Sure, if you want your child to be ‘okay’ at math. I mean, how many parents do you know that … Continue reading

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A Fun Recipe For Learning Math

5 Step Recipe For Learning Math As a child many moons ago I was never engaged with mathematics. I was always slow to grasp the concept, it’s workings and ultimately what use it would serve me as a grown up. … Continue reading

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5 Tips To Be A Better Role Model

Practice These 5 Tips To Be A Better Role Model? Exam Elf takes time out from the Common Core State Standards and TEKS to consider what it takes to be a better role model. Be Positive Having a positive outlook … Continue reading

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5 Exam Tips To Ace Your Exams

Use These 5 Tips To Ace Your Exams Our research has shown that students often under perform in testing for a number of reasons including stress, anxiety, time limits and rushing through the exam. We’ve come up with 5 exam tips … Continue reading

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Can You Common Core?

Can You Help Your Child With Common Core Math? How Did You Go With These Grade 4 Math Questions? If like me it’s been a few years since you sat down and actually worked through a series of math questions. … Continue reading

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Common Core & TEKS – Disparity In Education

While presenting to a panel of superintendents at the TASA Midwinter Conference last week we highlighted the above graph, originally posted in the Dallas Morning News 09/30/2014. It summarizes the difference in dollar value between what the top 10 percent of … Continue reading

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School Report Card

I was clearing out an old filing cabinet over the weekend when I came across a handful of old school reports.  I made a cup of coffee, sat down and started reading through them in chronological order.  After a while I noticed … Continue reading

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