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Increasing Engagement with Test Corrections

Test corrections. Teachers love them because students can learn from their mistakes! Students hate them because….they have to learn from their mistakes. We know that test corrections can be incredibly

Stop Being Irrational: How to Make Math Relevant

This is boring! I don’t get this! What does this have to do with anyyythinng!!! Math teachers know these complaints all too well. English and history teachers can pull in movies, plays, and Socratic

Strategies to Prevent Cheating When Using Tech in The Classroom

Setting up systems to prevent cheating is one of those things that is really important to do but not something you really learn in your education master’s program. Whether your students are taking an

Teaching Literature to Struggling Readers at the High School Level

If you’re a high school English teacher, you’re probably proud of the fact that you’re a #booknerd. You love reading! And you want all of your students to love reading too! When you see a student

Feature announcement: Full-length practice exams

We are excited to announce the release of a major feature milestone on Albert: Full-length, simulated practice exams. This is a product milestone for us for two reasons: 1) As a test prep company, a lack

Drill And Kill Got a Bad Rap

“Drill and kill” is a phrase used and more often misused in the field of education to incorrectly label many types of learning tasks: practicing math facts, taking multiple choice tests, and ev

Why Now is the Right Time for Personalized Learning

Mr. K looks out over his sophomore English class in urban Houston as he prepares for a lesson on sentence structure. He sees ten bright students who find all the time he spends on strategies to improve

The Ultimate List of AP World History Tips

Doing well on the AP World History exam really relies on your ability to understand patterns in history. By familiarizing yourself with trends in history as opposed to memorizing facts, you can get

The Ultimate List of AP Calculus Tips

In order for you to score a 4 or 5 on the AP Calculus exam (AB or BC), it is important for you to follow the tips outlined below. So far in 2015, only 38.4% of students who took the AP Calculus AB

The Ultimate List of AP Microeconomics Tips

Knowing what to focus on is often the hardest part of preparing for an AP exam, and AP Micro is no exception. You must have a full and deep understanding of important economic concepts, but you mus

The Ultimate List of AP Statistics Tips

If you’re taking AP Statistics this year, you’re probably in the midst of learning the material and constantly studying. But what exactly should you be learning? What can you expect to see on t

The Ultimate List of AP English Language Tips

The AP Language and Composition exam tests your ability to not only read content, but also to analyze what you have read and draw conclusions to present in an argument. The test consists of two par

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