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Lexia PowerUp versus Merit Reading

QUESTION: Area of Concern: Reading Comprehension Submitted by: Teacher Grade Level: Middle School Competency: Below Level We are currently using Lexia PowerUp.   We are looking for alternatives.  The content of Lexia PowerUp is too childish for our students.  The levels are not difficult enough and the videos are for a younger audience.  How does Merit Reading compare to Lexia[…]

What program could prepare my TABE students for GED writing?

QUESTION: Area of Concern: Process Writing Submitted by: Teacher Grade Level: Adult Education Competency: Below Level Currently there is a big gap between TABE materials and the GED test.   The GED test requires students write essays, but the TABE materials do not offer any guidance for instructors to teach writing.   Teachers are left on their own to figure[…]

Need Help Teaching Writing By Distance Learning

QUESTION: Area of Concern: Writing Process  Submitted by: Teacher Grade Level: High School Competency: Below Level In this swift transition to distance learning I’ve realized I need help teaching writing remotely.  I teach special needs students in a 9th grade English class. Can Paragraph Punch and Essay Punch help me teach writing via distance learning? ANSWER: Thank[…]

Accessibility/Accommodations Coordinator Needs Help

QUESTION: Area of Concern: Reading Comprehension Submitted by: Administrator Grade Level: Special Education Competency: Below Level I am the coordinator for Accessibility/Accommodations for my K12 school.  I really cannot manage/track data for the entire school at once. I am looking for a way to gather data while students work on chunks of learning activities. Can you help?  […]

Want to Relearn High School English

QUESTION: Area of Concern: Writing Process  Submitted by: Self / Adult Grade Level: High School Competency: Below Level Can this be used if I have already graduated from High school and just want to relearn? But have someone to grade my work?  I’m looking to better understand how to write at a college level. I have high[…]

Corequisite English

QUESTION: Area of Concern: Writing Mechanics & Grammar Submitted by: Administrator Grade Level: Adult Competency: Below Level Our college is looking for guided learning activities in essential topics in English, such as grammar, thesis sentences, and argument writing.  In other words, we are looking for corequisite English materials. We have two other requirements: we need a way[…]

Accuplacer Essay Practice

QUESTION: Area of Concern: Process Writing Submitted by: Other Grade Level: Adult Competency: Below Level We work with many students who need to practice their essays to pass the Accuplacer writing test. What do you have that can help us?   ANSWER: We have helped many students improve their Accuplacer writing test scores. Our best product for this purpose[…]

Looking for self-paced GED help

QUESTION: Area of Concern: Reading Comprehension Submitted by: Administrator Grade Level: Adult Competency: Below Level We run a GED program. Clients we serve have been out of school for a long time. We are seeing lots of deficits in basic skills. Math and writing are big problem areas. How can you help?   ANSWER: Adult students frequently need to[…]

Accuplacer Reading Help

QUESTION: Area of Concern: Reading Comprehension Submitted by: Other Grade Level: Adult Competency: Below Level Working with several students who need to retake the Accuplacer reading test at our college. Do you have practice materials we can use to help them? Must cover a wide range of content and reading levels.   ANSWER: Thanks for contacting Merit. We’ve worked[…]

Accuplacer Sentence Skills and Essay Writing Practice

QUESTION: Area of Concern: Writing Mechanics & Grammar Submitted by: Other Grade Level: Adult Competency: Below Level We are dealing with many students who have trouble passing the Accuplacer sentence skills and essay writing tests. We want to provide a useful way students can practice their skills. Can you help us?   ANSWER: Thanks for contacting Merit. We’ve worked[…]

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