M-STEP testing begins right after spring break! The testing will occur online over a 4 week period for each grade level. Students will have a Passport with exact days and hours they will be taking each test. The testing windows are:
Grades 5 and 8: April 10 - May 5
Grades 6 and 7: May 1 - May 26
Please make every effort to have your student in school and well-rested.
Below are links to resources for parents about the M-STEP:
About the M-STEP
How Parents can help their child prepare for the M-STEP
7th and 8th grade students have finished Career Cruising in their Social Studies classes. Students can access their Educational Development Plans (EDPs) at anytime through the website.
Username: RIC-(your 7 digit student ID number)
Password: your 8 digit birthday with ALL zeroes
Article on Study Skills from Great Schools
General Study Skills
Learning Styles Quiz - Find out your learning style!
Tips for Studying according to your Learning Style
RHS National Honor Society (NHS) Tutors - FREE
Tutoring Website Michigan E-Library
NWEA tests give great information about what our students are ready to learn right now! Below are some links to resources you can use at home that gives targeted practice in the subject of choice according to RIT score. If you don't know your RIT score, contact Mrs. May.
For more information about the NWEA test, check out their website! Click here to go there now.
Khan Academy Resources
Smart test takers begin reviewing early!
1. Look over your notes and worksheets
2. Review your previous tests and quizzes and especially focus on making sure you've re-learned anything you may have missed the first time
3. Use strategies that fit your learning style
4. Review a little each day - this keeps the information fresh in your mind and you don't get stressed from trying to cram it all in your brain last minute