PSAT Math Review

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Last night I ran a review session for math section of the upcoming PSAT examination. My screen recording of the session is below along with a few resource documents. A few helpful things to remember:

1) Always guess if you can eliminate at least one answer.
2) Make sure you guess randomly.
3) Make sure you are answering what the question is asking.
4) Just because the answer you came up with is listed as a choice doesn’t necessarily mean it’s the correct answer.

PSAT2014 – Math review session – my notes (PDF)
PSAT2014 – Blank practice test w/answer key (PDF)
PSAT2014 – Practice test w/my work for the math problems and the answer key (PDF)

Links of the Week

Today might not be a school day for the kids here at Williston, but the faculty is hard at work having a blast at our professional development day! The department is currently connection in small subject groups. Also, here are some of the resources I shared this morning:

Article (Mashable): 10 Rockstar Teachers on Twitter
Article (RPI alum magazine): Solving Problems
Podcast (Planet Money): Will a computer decide whether you get your next job?
Puzzle MANIA (MIT): 2014 Mystery Hunt
Website: Google Glass in Music Education
Video (Edward Frenkel): Why do people hate mathematics?
Resource (Website): Lymboo
Article (EdTech): 7 video tutorials on how to create posters and infographics using piktochart

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