Problem-Solving and Reading Strategies for ACT® Preparation
Creators:Nicely, Dywayne A.
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Publisher:Ohio Council of Teachers of Mathematics
Citation:Ohio Journal of School Mathematics, no. 72 (2015), 8-12.
A new path to graduation has been instituted for high school students in Ohio. Students now have the option to graduate by showing college readiness on a national college entrance exam. One such exam is the ACT®. This article gives methods and activities, from an intervention conducted during the 2012-2013 academic year, that merge problem-solving and reading strategies to help students prepare for the mathematics portion of the ACT®.