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MCAS Testing Tips – Day 3 – the RELAX strategy

The RELAX strategy Let’s face it, tests can be stressful. At GCVS, we hope that the testing tips we have shared with you over the past couple of days, along with this one, are ones that you will find helpful as parents/guardians and students. Students –...

MCAS Brain Strong – Test-taking Tips: Day 2

Test-taking Tips: Day 2 – MCAS Brain Strong! Today’s test-taking tips are designed for students and focus on strategies to keep the brain strong during testing. MCAS tests are untimed, so students can take all the time they need to finish during a school...

MCAS Test-taking tips: Day 1 – tips for parents/guardians

Here’s the first in a series of test-taking tips as we get ready for MCAS testing during the next few weeks: Test Taking Tips for Parents (adapted from jdaniel4smom.com) Check your Canvas calendar for testing dates Be sure that the GCVS School-Wide – Powers...

A Letter to Grades 3-8 Families about MCAS Testing

April 10, 2018 Dear Parents/Guardians and Learning Coaches, MCAS testing begins for students in grades 3-8 right after the April vacation. English Language Arts testing will take place during the week of April 23rd and Math testing will take place during the week of...