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3 Facts about the links between the ISEE and the ERB tests 1. The Tests are Written by the Same Company, the ERB The Educational Records Bureau is a non-profit achievement and assessment testing company based out of New York.  They write both the ISEE admissions test and the ERB (CTP-4) assessment test – both...
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What is the ERB? The ERB or CTP 4, is comprised of ten levels spanning grades 1-11.  The ERB is not an entrance exam, but an achievement test to ascertain how much students are learning.  There is no test named “the ERB.” Although parents, teachers, and school administrators often use this term to describe all ERB testing programs...
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Reduce Stress by Knowing the ISEE – An Everything Guide Every year, I talk to hundreds of parents about the ISEE. This is my 8th year doing ISEE Prep and each year, families come to Davidson with questions, anxiety and specific concerns. There is a community of parents in Los Angeles who love their kids...
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All About ISEE Accommodations In order to allow all students access to the ISEE test, the Educational Records Bureau (ERB) does provide accommodations for students who qualify. The path for students to qualify for testing accommodations is sometime hard to navigate, so it’s good to know what the process looks like before hand. We have...
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Where to take the ISEE? Parents often wonder what the best option is for their child to take the ISEE – a paper and pencil test offered at a school site or a computerized test offered at a Prometric center. There are pros and cons to both. We’ve outlined them below to help Davidson Tutoring...
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Spring Testing Sharpen those Number 2 pencils, dust off the TI-84s, and set your watches…Spring is a time for cleaning, shopping, and tanning for Summer, but at Davidson Tutoring, we know that test taking season is in full bloom. SATs, ACTs, ERBs, APs!!! Yes, Dr. Suess could easily make a poem of those, but our...
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ISEE – the jumpstart As the ISEE season begins, families are beginning the application process for their students to apply to private school. As you prepare, here are a few tips to help you organize. First, there are three levels of the ISEE test: Lower Level, Middle Level and Upper Level. If your students are...
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Technology in Education Technology is revolutionizing education. There is no doubt that the wave of education future will entail smartboards, tablets, touchscreens and all manner of interactive material for students. The generation of school age students has embraced the tech trends will alarming skill and alacrity. There are several reasons why technology will benefit this...
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Students Can Now Take the ISEE More Than Once Below is the email that Elizabeth Mangas, ERB’s Vice President of Admission Testing, recently sent to independent school admission directors across the country. The email introduced the drastic change in their testing policy for the ISEE. Starting in August 2016, test takers of all levels will...
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Individual Instruction for Study Skills & Group Tutoring for the SSAT, ISEE, SAT, ERB Frequently, when we speak with parents, they know that their child needs individual tutoring. The reasons range from a child’s tendency to tune out to their need for specific attention in certain portions of Math, Science or a Foreign Language. We’ve...
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