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iPads as an educational tool?

I read of a couple of private schools evaluating using iPads as a possible textbook replacement tool, Reading, writing, and iPads and Lafayette’s Alexander Dawson School swapping books for iPads.  Both articles mention some benefits: Text books are much cheaper in electronic format,  about a third the cost of a traditional text book. They are […]

Preparation is Key for High Stakes AP Exams

Students have a lot riding on the AP exams.  Most students see the Advanced Placement exams as a way to impress colleges, when in reality they can end up saving the student/family  thousands in tuition.  If a student scores well on their exam they may qualify for credit in college.  With the rising cost of tuition, this […]

Techniques for an Effective Advanced Placement Exam Registration

The task of registering students and creating the exam order for the Advanced Placement Exams can be  very daunting.  There are more than 30 different exams with many overlapping testing times.  Some students receive fee waivers, and some don’t.  Schools must collect payments and keep track of who as paid and who hasn’t.  Mistakes in […]