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TABE 11&12 – New Maximum Testing Times and More!

TABE 11&12 – New Maximum Testing Times and More!

Have you heard that DRC (Data Recognition Corporation) recently announced a reduction in the allowable time for students to complete each TABE® 11&12 subtest? These new, shorter testing times should be shared with all test administrators. Read More

Helpful Resources to Transition to TABE 11/12

Helpful Resources to Transition to TABE 11/12

The transition period from TABE 9/10 to TABE 11/12 is ending July 1, 2019. This means that teachers need to be as prepared as possible to administer these new tests, as well as be able to analyze them. Presented here are some resources to make the transition easier. Read More

TABE 11&12 and CASAS GOALS: Transition FAQs

TABE 11&12 and CASAS GOALS: Transition FAQs

Have you made the transition to the new test series? You still have time, but remember that as of July 1, 2019, all ABE learners must be transitioned to either TABE 11&12 or CASAS GOALS. Check out these FAQs!… Read More

CASAS GOALS: Greater Opportunities for Adult Learning Success

CASAS GOALS: Greater Opportunities for Adult Learning Success

Do you have some burning questions about the new CASAS GOALS assessment? Continue reading to get the answers to some of the most frequently asked questions!… Read More

Leading Students to Greater Understanding Through Formative Assessment

Leading Students to Greater Understanding Through Formative Assessment

How do I know if my students “get it”? Formative assessment to the rescue! Andy Nash’s May 1 webinar shared information about formative assessment as a powerful tool for instruction. Read on to hear some highlights and discover ways to find out how and what your students are REALLY learning. Read More

How to Eat an Elephant: Increasing Your Students’ Success on the GED Extended Response

How to Eat an Elephant: Increasing Your Students’ Success on the GED Extended Response

Do your students struggle with writing? This article gives tips and insights that the author gained by attending a session that focused on the GED extended response at this year’s COABE conference. It includes links to resources that GED writing teachers will find helpful. Read More

Formative Assessment: Helping to See If Students “Get it”

Formative Assessment: Helping to See If Students “Get it”

What IS formative assessment? Read on for an introduction, and then register for an exciting ABE webinar opportunity on May 1!… Read More

Important GED Accommodation Updates

Important GED Accommodation Updates

GED Testing Service provides reasonable and appropriate accommodations to individuals with documented disabilities who demonstrate a need for accommodations. Read on to learn about new important updates to accommodation scheduling and testing options for GED students. Read More

CASAS GOALS: What Do We Know?

CASAS GOALS: What Do We Know?

The new CASAS Reading GOALS test series has received a full 7-year approval from the U.S. Dept. of Education for use in the federal National Reporting System (NRS) at all levels of Adult Basic Education and Adult Secondary Education. What does this mean for ABE programs in Minnesota?… Read More

TABE 11&12: What Do We Know?

TABE 11&12: What Do We Know?

Data Recognition Corporation announced that TABE 11&12 has been approved by the Department of Education’s National Reporting System (NRS) for a period of seven years. What does this mean for ABE programs in Minnesota? What do we know about TABE 11&12?… Read More