The Ultimate 8th Grade Remote Test Prep workshop prepares students for the Chicago Public Schools Selective Enrollment entrance exam as well as HSPT, ISEE and SSAT exams. To increase engagement in a remote learning environment, EE’s online workshops include test prep games and interactive videos as well as our tried-and-true curriculum of strategy discussions and practice tests.
If you’re new to the application process for Chicago-area high schools, we recommend viewing our high school admissions info page to learn more.
Each weekly sessions starts with 60 minutes of Zoom instruction:
Class continues with 30 minutes of independent work time on Google Classroom:
Between sessions, students can opt in to Bonus Opportunities that include building Quizlet decks, taking extra practice tests or making strategy videos of their own.
It’s not magic, but it is fun! The combination of high-interest activities and experienced teachers ensures students will feel connected to the classroom community and have tons of opportunities to improve their knowledge and skills.
The sky’s the limit on how much students can take away from this program.
This workshop teaches content, strategies, and self-assessment tips to ensure students are confident in taking the NWEA MAP and reach their full potential on test day. This workshop covers test-taking strategies and subject-specific content needed for the NWEA MAP test, which counts for one-third of the Chicago Public Schools Selective Enrollment High School application score.
As of spring 2020, all students wishing to apply to Selective Enrollment high schools will take their qualifying MAP test in May/June of 7th grade. Therefore, our course is recommended for 7th graders at public, charter or private schools. Please visit our complimentary informational website for details about the application process for Chicago-area high schools.
Educational Endeavors SAT/ACT prep workshops include strategy discussion, content review, and the opportunity to take practice sections at every session. Students will customize their workshop based on which tests and content areas they need to focus on.
Sessions run in the fall and spring and include timed practice sections, strategy discussions, and a review of key concepts. Open to students in grades 10-12.
Also check out our College Success Seminar: college-bound students will benefit greatly from the executive functioning, writing, and self-advocacy skills taught in this course.