interSECT Highlights 2014

Guide to ShmoopTestimonial
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games and even educators are already doing this Students will

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now be able to earn badges on shmoop by doing

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exactly what they do right now We're studying for the

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s a t and a c t and casey at

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the same time so we're really trying to hit on

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a lot of saunders all at once So this is

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our first train teo Our shack products where we applied

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down to learning wear increasing are already huge shakespeare collection

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that's on site by adding a section just on shakespeare

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quotes because as it turns out most of what way

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say today shakespeare said first So this product is going

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Teo walk students through the origin of the quote how

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it evolved over time and most importantly why they should

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care Where they believe in it it's entertaining it's kind

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of funny and they get immediate feedback those air all

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things and they get shmoop saints they get all of

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these little extrinsic things that they may not get with

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somebody else so that we had zero ap scholars in

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two thousand seven and twenty two last year so and

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our number of of hours on the program has increased

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by in just one month i think by over three

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hundred hours So really this goes back to that goal

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that i had in the beginning about students realizing they

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can take responsibility for their learning and do things on

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their own We have grown thirty eight points on the

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writing portion of the team this year math thirty for

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reading forty six ninety five percent of shmoop maggie there's

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felt prepared for the test a full one hundred percent

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of shmoop best to use theirs would prep with us

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again The bottom line is that we're all about improving

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the testing experience for our users Definitely i think in

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public education today we're accountable to the american dream So

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now think of anything in your house that has some

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kind Of power whether that's a battery or has some

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kind of outlet connectivity you could add internet to that

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So think of your refrigerator Often when i talk with

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folks and again they're well meaning they'll say you know

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all we just have to give them you know a

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motivational speaker to come in and convince them that it's

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a great thing to go to college let's just show

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them like how much money they can make if they

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go to college and you know what all these great

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benefits will be if they go to college that's not

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what they need We need not a cheerleading model but

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we need tailored information that's timely and relevant to the

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student know that the reason why i succeeded in college

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was because i was involved I tell every student that

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i come in contact with to have a campus Ty

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you need to have ties to your community you know

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way get involved in the cities that we live in

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Long story short he passed only if you passed but 00:03:08.08 --> [endTime] he passed with a beat