Beyond the Basics: Addressing Advanced Skills Deficits

Everywhere you turn there seems to be bad news about the U.S. falling further behind other countries when it comes to matters of education. Unfortunately, when it comes to mastery of the basics, it’s true. Where are the Skills Deficits? Grammar, spelling, math, reading comprehension… these are the foundations of educ...

Only 6 Months Left to Avoid GED Reset!

Do you have students who have passed portions of the GED test, but not all? Or, have some taken the entire test, but don’t have the minimum overall score? Maybe they have not been able to get a passing score on the essay. Whatever the situation, you and those students are feeling very stressed because time is running out! There are onl...

Student Admissions: What do You Need to Test For?

With enrollment in higher education down, it is now more important than ever that we do everything possible to bring in student candidates that have the best opportunities to succeed and stay through completion. This starts with the student admissions process. First, we need to start by testing every student applicant. This mean...

Top 10 Adult Education Resources for Teachers

We talk to ABE instructors many times a day, and over the years have assembled a list of helpful resources that can offer inspiration, how-to advice, and professional guidance. We're going to do our top 10 resources for adult education teachers. Feel free to add your favorites in the comments section below....

Making Remedial Education Work

Not all students enter post secondary school with same level of basic skills. Through remediation, schools can serve a broader population and ensure that all incoming students will have the minimum skills to be successful. Unfortunately, remedial education, or Dev Ed, is often referred to as “the graveyard of higher education.” Data f...

Getting Beyond Remedial Classes

In this blog, Wonderlic discusses the importance of helping your students master the basics before you let them take the GED and move on with their careers and/or education. Today we're am going to be discussing why it’s important to go beyond just passing remedial classes. Each student walking in your door has certain...