What is College & Career Readiness?
Senate Bill 1 was put in place for the Preschool – Grade 12 education system to ensure students are ready for college or to enter the work force.
Partnership between Kentucky Department of Education and the Council on Post-Secondary Education to set these standards.
College readiness is the level of preparation a student entering college needs in order to be successful in credit-bearing courses without the need for remediation.
Through research, the skills needed to be successful in the work force are basically the same as the skills needed to succeed in college.
http://www.acttestquestions.com/ (free test questions)
http://www.acttestquestions.com/test-taking-tips.html (test-taking tips)
http://www.flashcardsecrets.com/act/ (good site/not free)
http://www.west.net/~stewart/words/sat_gre_mat_wordlist.htm (high frequency vocabulary words for standardized tests)
http://www.studyguidezone.com/act_science.htm (science sample questions)
http://www.studyguidezone.com/act_math.htm (math sample questions)
http://www.studyguidezone.com/act_reading.htm (reading sample questions)
http://www.studyguidezone.com/act_english.htm (English sample questions)
http://www.testprepreview.com/act_practice.htm (ACT self-assessment modules/for example: percentages, basic grammar, sequencing, exponents, etc.)
ACT IMPROVEMENT LINKS
Basic Algebra Resource 1-www.sosmath.com/algebra/quadraticeq/bdef/bdef.html
Basic Algebra Resource 2-www.mathleague.com/help/algebra/algebra.htm#variables
Advanced Algebra Resource - www.sosmath.com/algebra/quadraticeq/root/root.html
Averages and Rounding Resource - www.math.com/school/subject1/lessons/S1U1L3GL.html#
Basic Operations Resource www.hyper-ad.com/tutoring/math/algebra/basic_math_operations.html
Estimation and Sequences Resource - www.math.com/school/subject1/lessons/S1U1L3GL.html#
Exponents Resource 1 - www.sosmath.com/algebra/logs/log3/log3.html
Exponents Resource 2 - www.jug.net/wt/exponentrules.htm
Fractions and Square Roots Resource 1 - www.sosmath.com/algebra/fraction/frac3/frac3.html
Fractions and Square Roots Resource 2 - www.sosmath.com/algebra/fraction/frac4/frac4.html
Fractions and Square Roots Resource 3 - www.sosmath.com/algebra/fraction/frac8/frac8.html
Fractions and Square Roots Resource 4 - www.math.com/school/subject1/lessons/S1U1L9GL.html
Graphs Resource - www.sosmath.com/algebra/unitconv/unit2/unit2.html
Measurement Resource 1 - www.sosmath.com/algebra/unitconv/unit3/unit3.html
Measurement Resource 2 - www.sosmath.com/algebra/unitconv/unit4/unit4.html
Nouns Resource 1 - http://guidetogrammar.org/grammar/nouns.htm
Nouns Resource 2 - http://depts.dyc.edu/learningcenter/owl/nouns.htm
Percentages and Ratios - www.sosmath.com/algebra/fraction/frac7/frac7.html
Verb Resource 1 - http://guidetogrammar.org/grammar/verbs.htm
Verb Resource 2 - https://guidetogrammar.org/grammar/auxiliary.htm
Confusing Words with Reading - https://guidetogrammar.org/grammar/notorious.htm
Commas Resource - https://guidetogrammar.org/grammar/commas.htm
What is the COMPASS Test?
The COMPASS Test is an opportunity for seniors who have not met the ACT Benchmarks ….
*these scores can be used for course placement – not for college admissions.
*this test does not replace the ACT as an admissions exam.