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The Minerva Project AgEdNet.com - a service of Stewart-Peterson, Inc. College and Career Readiness All Oak Hills High School Students will achieve success by graduating with a shared sense of global awareness and the critical skills to be career and college ready. Vision Oak Hills High School will be nationally recognized for innovative program of study, distinguished faculty, and exceptional student achievement. Core Beliefs All student will achieve success.Oak Hills High School will foster community engagement, awareness, and involvement.All staff members will embrace collaboration, and learn through professional development.Oak Hills High School will develop student leadership, service, and responsibility.

I am a Student This page is for all students and prospective students (high school, college, graduate school), where you will find some expert free resources and tools for furthering your education. Students have been one of the primary priorities of Quintessential Careers since our founding in 1996, and we have a large number of resources, tools, and articles to assist you in achieving your educational goals. Pursuing an education is a great way to advance your career goals and quality of life. Are you a middle-school or high-school student planning to attend college? We have the tools to assist you in... Are you a teen or college student who is seeking to gain work experience -- or a job at graduation? Are you a college student or graduate considering a grad school and a graduate degree? Are you a student considering other forms of education, such as a certificate program or distance learning offering? Career and Job-Hunting Blog: Quintessential Careers Blog for Job-Seekers and Careerists

Home - The Washington Council Mission: Bringing Careers into Focus Welcome to CareerSighted! Our 3-minute videos showcase a wide variety of careers, each one featuring a real person (not an actor) who really loves his/her career. It’s like a virtual career day! When you create an account and log in, you can save a list of your favorite careers, interact with friends, and more! Start with the videos below, or choose a category. Publicist Carpenter Screenwriter/Novelist Composer City Clerk Distributor Relations Manager Rotator powered by <strong>EasyRotator for WordPress</strong>, a free and easy jQuery slider builder from DWUser.com.

Advanced Placement Scores, Courses & Exam Center | AP Central - APC Members Home Don't Buy It . Advertising Tricks Come play again later! Come play again tomorrow! What is ACCUPLACER? - Student Assessment - College Board | ACCUPLACER® ACCUPLACER is a suite of tests that determines your knowledge in math, reading and writing as you prepare to enroll in college-level courses. ACCUPLACER is used to identify your strengths and weaknesses in each subject area and to help you improve your skills through interactive online learning tools. The results of the assessment, in conjunction with your academic background, goals and interests, are used by academic advisors and counselors to place you in the appropriate college courses that meet your skill level. How Does ACCUPLACER Work? ACCUPLACER test questions are based on your responses to previous questions. Learn more about the ACCUPLACER tests How to Prepare for ACCUPLACER ACCUPLACER offers several learning tools that help you improve in areas where your academic performance is not the strongest. The OfficialACCUPLACER iPhone App Sharpen your academic skills in mathematics, reading and writing with the 250 questions this app offers. The ACCUPLACER Web-Based Study App Purchase App

Resources and Downloads for College and Career Readiness Educators from MC2 STEM High School in Cleveland, Ohio, have provided these resources and tools for integrated project-based learning, real-world experiences, and other strategies to prepare students for college and beyond. Principal Jeffrey McClellan (above) leads MC2 STEM High School, where campuses are embedded in STEM-related businesses such as the Great Lakes Science Center (right) to help emphasize the connection between school and the working world. Credit: Zachary Fink Tips for downloading: PDF files can be viewed on a wide variety of platforms -- both as a browser plug-in or a stand-alone application -- with Adobe's free Acrobat Reader program. School Overview Below are documents provided by MC2 STEM High School about the school and some of its programs and strategies. Back to Top Sample Projects at MC2 STEM High School Below are sample project documents provided by MC2 STEM. Additional Resources from MC2 STEM Useful Websites on College and Career Readiness

STEM Connection: From Classroom to Workplace How Successful Careers Begin in SchoolAt this STEM high school in Cleveland, Ohio, integrated project-based learning and real-world internship experiences build the crucial link between academic achievement and future economic success. Integrated Projects = Deeper LearningHere's how one school designs rigorous projects that blend STEM with other core subjects. See how this strategy might work for you. Internships Provide On-the-Job LearningRespect, responsibility, and accountability: how opportunities for learning in the workplace bring out the best in students. Mastery-Based Assessment Builds AccountabilityHow you can help students take responsibility and meet high expectations by providing the right tools and support along the way. Infographic: The Value of a STEM EducationKnowledge in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) can be the key to a successful future.

Global Citizen Year » Resources The Brits do it. The Aussies love it. Even the French are fans. So why don’t more Americans take a bridge year? The short answer is that, though interest increases steadily each year, the idea of a bridge year is still a foreign concept for most Americans. If you’ve arrived here, chances are you already know this. As you explore the Guide and check out suggested sites for more information, don’t hesitate to be in touch if you have something to add or further questions to explore. Education.com: An objective overview of the bridege year idea and links to several prominent articles on the topic. GoCollege.com: A students’ guide to the bridge year, including stories for six real bridge year alums. Peterson’s College Search: Helpful advice aimed at parents to help understand and guide their child’s bridge year search. Idealist.org: Exploring bridge years related to service and volunteerism.

Education Conservancy Item and Task Prototypes PARCC Task Prototypes and Sample Items Samples can be found by clicking on each grade level on the left menu. There are two types of samples found on these pages: • Task Prototypes, which were released in August 2012; and, • Sample Items, which were released beginning on August 15, 2013 The task prototypes were created to provide viable early models to guide item development. The new sample items are first presented in PDF format to emphasize a focus on the content of the items. Learn more about: PARCC ELA/Literacy Rubrics The PARCC ELA/literacy Rubrics have been updated to reflect lessons learned from the extensive PARCC field test. Score points for the Conventions trait were reduced from 4 score points to 3 points. Use of sample and practice test items

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