The grade 3 and 6
classes are diligently working to prepare for their upcoming testing. It is
extremely important for students to get plenty of rest, eat well and exercise
at all times but especially during this testing period. The County Health Unit,
in partnership with the DSB, is promoting a "Turn Off the Screen - Get
Moving" campaign during EQAO testing.
physical activity can help improve learning. It helps increase attention span,
energy levels, decision making and problem solving skills. These are essential
tools for writing tests. We are encouraging parents and students to turn off the
TV, video games and computers and to participate in activities such as
skipping, walking, bike riding or playing games such as soccer, baseball or
basketball. Turning off the screen is important at any time children are having
tests throughout the school year.
Encourage your child
to work hard and do their very best on each and every question. They should
leave a question
unanswered. Please try not to schedule dentist or doctor appointments during
the EQAO testing dates. It is important for your child to attend school each
day of the testing.
assessment tests the reading, writing and math skills that students are
expected to have gained up to the end of Grade 6. As a parent or guardian, you
care about your child’s progress in school. EQAO assessments, along with
classroom assessment, can help ensure that your child is on the right track.
We wish our grade 3
and grade 6 students success on the EQAO provincial assessment.