How to Raise Test Scores: Read Carefully!

imageThis 4th grade student did know how to get the answer but fell for the good wrong answer because she forgot about the first number in Jill’s pattern.  This is a Fencepost mistake (for example, for a 100 foot fence with posts every 10 feet, you need 11 fence posts!).

We can improve Math scores and enjoyment of Math by helping people to notice details.

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