While standardized tests assess only part of a full high school math curriculum, assessing priorities has historically been difficult. Fortunately, ACT has quantified and clarified many elements of its flagship exam. Amy and Mike invited educator Adam Snoza to explain what can be learned from ACT Math Reporting Categories.
What are five things you will learn in this episode?
- What are the main ACT Math Reporting Categories?
- How have the math reporting categories evolved over the last five years?
- How do the math categories overlap with required content knowledge?
- What is the role of the calculator on the test?
- What should parents and educators know about ACT Math Reporting Categories?
MEET OUR GUEST
Adam Snoza graduated from Creighton University and was a high school English teacher for 9 years in both public and private schools. He has spent 13 years in ACT test prep with Aim High Test Prep in Omaha, NE. He is the lead instructor and curriculum developer, authoring his own 350-page instructional manual.
Adam is also an ACT Certified Educator (ACE) in all 6 certification areas: Basics, English, Math, Reading, Science, and Writing. Now, he is a trainer of the ACE program and works with teachers and tutors across the country on how to effectively teach the ACT test. In addition, Adam has been hired by ACT and Wiley to co-author the 2021 update to The Official ACT Mathematics Guide.
Though every student he helps gain a life changing scholarship or entry into an elite college gives him great satisfaction, his greatest pride comes from working with multiple local charities to bring test prep to underserved populations in an effort to bridge the education gap.
Find Adam at firstname.lastname@example.org
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