SAT stretegy session at Fairfield library
Published 5:36 pm, Wednesday, November 23, 2011
An overview of Apple's iWork '09 software will be offered Tuesday evening, Nov. 29, at the Fairfield Public Library's main branch, 1080 Old Post Road.
The lecture and demonstration is planned from 7 to 8:30 p.m. and will be provided by Jennifer Vilenski, a technology-integration teacher with the Fairfield Public Schools.
Her overview will cover Pages, the software's word-processing application; Numbers, the spreadsheet software; and Keynote, the slideshow software.
The Keynote demonstration will cover how to link iPhoto, iMovie and iTunes files.
The program is free, but the library asked people planning to attend to register online at: www.fairfieldpubliclibrary.org.
For more information call, 203-256-3160.
A program on strategies for taking the SAT is planned Sunday afternoon, Dec. 4 at the Fairfield Public Library's main branch.
The session is scheduled from 2:30 to 5 p.m. and will be led by standardized-testing expert Rick Bolton.
The program will cover all three sections of the SAT -- Critical Reading, Math and Writing. Bolton will discuss how the SAT is developed, how the questions are constructed and how to use multiple techniques and strategies to reach the correct answer.
Bolton is a former executive at TestU.com and PrepMe.com. He also was an instructor for Kaplan Test Prep's courses for undergraduate and graduate school admissions tests and is currently writing a doctoral dissertation on standardized-test performance.