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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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Supporting Students, Parents and Teachers

Exam Elf Receives Praise For It’s Award Winning App Supporting Students, Parents and Teachers Now that the controversial Common Core and TEKS has fizzled out to a small ember from the recent raging fire, Exam Elf takes a moment to … 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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Why It’s Important To Take Time Out

Taking Time Out As a Father of two boys I know first hand how chaotic life can be. I’m also one of those lucky people who can say they love their job. My wife works 4 days a week, we … 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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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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6 Ways To Give Your Children Constructive Feedback

So you’ve created the right learning environment which is the first step to encouraging your child to complete their homework.  You sit with your child,  open the homework book and you’re ready to begin. With the promise of 10mins TV after homework … Continue reading

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