Student Success Essay

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“Old School Classroom” – Mississippi Mike, Flickr

Essential Questions:

  • What is the key to student success?
  • How can we design a school culture for student motivation?
  • According to researchers, what is the best way for students to learn?
  • What are the benefits of students learning on their own?
  • What should be the role of the teacher in the classroom?

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arDirections for the Accelerated Reader STAR Test:

  1. Go to the ALC AR Website.
  2. Click “I’m a Student.”
  3. Type in your user name and password (if you forget your user name, click “Forgot your user name?“). Passwords are “abc.”
  4. Click “STAR Reading.”
  5. Monitor Password: Admin
  6. Click “Start.”
  7. This test is timed – try your best! This is your way to show your English teacher how well you’re reading.