In late October, educators came together at EdAccred’s third Better Together: Success Strategy Talk. During the session, “Certification Examination Prep Strategies,” surgical technology and surgical assisting educators shared strategies for preparing students for certification examinations and discussed how past test performances can be analyzed to improve scores. Take a closer look at some key tips and strategies attendees shared.

Know Your Students

  • Face-to-face time with students is extremely important — whether in-person or virtually via Zoom or other teleconferencing platform.
  • Use a digital classroom such as Google Classroom to meet students where they are. Recognize that students are individuals with busy lives; they need flexibility and the ability to take their learning with them throughout their day.
  • For students who are English language learners (ELL), teachers can enter quizzes into their learning management system (LMS) and utilize its Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) features to