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Standardized Test PreparationBy now, there isn’t a U.S. household with school-age children that hasn’t experienced a standardized test, be it national assessments like the SAT-9, SAT-10, MAT-8, Iowa Test of Basic Skills (ITBS), or TerraNova Assessment Series (CTBS/5 and CA STAR), or state tests like the FCAT (Florida), TAKS (Texas), and MCAS (Massachusetts).

While each state’s implementation and use of standardized tests has its critics, most educational experts agree that testing is a measure of how well students comprehend and apply knowledge. They also agree that high standards are a worthy goal. So, until someone comes up with a more effective measure of accountability, it looks as though standardized tests are here to stay.

Time4Learning helps improve critical skills through structured lessons and activities that correlate to the educational standards that standardized tests are built around. With Time4Learning, children learn at their own pace, and can work within various levels for reinforcement and challenges.

How can I help my child succeed on standardized tests?

This is one of the most frequently asked questions by Time4Learning members and for good reason. In response, Time4Learning’s staff has assembled this overview on standardized testing, including practical tips and suggestions on how you can improve your child’s performance. Read on and or go to a section:

Standardized Tests by State

State Standardized Test Abbrev.
Alabama Reading and Mathematics Tests ARMT Montana Comprehensive Assessment System MontCAS
Terra Nova SBA HSGQE Nebraska State Accountability Assessments NeSA
Arizona’s Instrument to Measure Standards AIMS Nevada Proficiency Examination Program NPEP
Arkansas’ Augmented Benchmark Exam AABE New England Common Assessment Program NECAP
Standardized Testing and Reporting STAR New Jersey’s Core Curriculum Content Standards ASK
Colorado Student Assessment Program CSAP New Mexico Statewide Articulated Assessment Program NMSBA
Connecticut Mastery Test

Connecticut Academic Performance Test



New York State Testing Program NYSTP
Delaware Student Testing Program DSTP North Carolina Standardized Test EOG
Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test FCAT North Dakota’s State Assessment NDSA
Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests CRCT Ohio Achievement Test OAT
Hawaii State Assessment HSA Oklahoma Core Curriculum Tests OCCT
Idaho State Achievement Tests ISAT Oregon Statewide Assessment System OAKS
Illinois Standards Achievement Test Pennsylvania System of School Assessment PSSA
Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress ISTEP+
Iowa Test of Basic Skills

Iowa Tests of Educational Development

ITBS ITED South Carolina Statewide Assessment Program SC PASS
Kansas State Assessment KSA Dakota State Test of Educational Progress STEP
Kentucky Core Content Tests KCCT Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program TCAP
LEAP Alternate Assessment iLEAP Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills TAKS
New England Common Assessment Program

Maine Educational Assessment

Maine High School Assessment




Utah Performance Assessment System for Students U-PASS
Maryland School Assessment MSA
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