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Tips to help your students succeed on the NYS Test

 NYS Test Program picture

Tip 1: Read books with your child and ask questions that prompt deeper thinking.
Tip 2: Read interesting newspaper articles with your child and discuss the pieces’ goals on           the walk to school.
Tip 3: Have your child write a letter to someone filled with details and dialogue.
Tip 4: Encourage analytical thinking when talking to your child about pop culture.


NYS testing math

Tip 1: Turn walking into a game of adding and subtracting.
Tip 2: Take out your wallet: Use money to make up math problems.
Tip 3: Use the clock.
Tip 4: Turn family dinner into math games.

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