12 Powerful Words
Larry Bell's 12 Powerful Words: Increase Test Scores and Help Close the Achievement Gap
What do we mean by powerful words?
- These are the words that stump students when they take standardized tests. Students may feel intimidated or confused by these words causing them to answer a question incorrectly when they know the answer.
Understanding 12 POWERFUL WORDS may help students:
- to better understand what each question means
- to become familiar with words that require higher order thinking skills
- to relieve test anxiety
- to achieve better on tests