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AzMERIT with a Side of Chocolate Cake

The next two weeks are AzMERIT weeks in our household. In case you do not live in Arizona and as such are lucky to not know of what I speak, the AzMERIT is a statewide standardized test that is given … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – And My Lucky Pants Do It Again

Yesterday I donned my lucky pants and sweater and headed off to an official testing center to take the two state required sub-tests for Elementary Education, the WEST-E.  Throughout the entire two and a half hour long test, I had … Continue reading

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I’m Not Superstitious, Just Sentimental

Tomorrow is the day I take the WEST-B (Washington Educator Skills Test Basic), a five hour long state required test covering mathematics, reading, and writing.  Each subset has sixty multiple choice questions, except the writing portion which has fifty multiple … Continue reading

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