In “10 things teachers wish parents knew about testing,” Sylvan Learning VP of Education Emily Levitt commented on how to help older students prepare for their testing. She elaborates that organization and a healthy breakfast are the best way to start the day.
“Students should organize anything they might need for the test (pencils, calculator, etc.) in their backpack, and put the backpack by the door. Make sure there’s no last-minute scramble to get out of the house. The morning of the test, give students a breakfast that will stick with them — something with protein, like eggs or oatmeal. Studies show that students who feel rested and fed will perform better on the test,” she told Today.com.
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