Practice Online

Practice Online is a series of interactive, skills-based, psychometrically-valid, multiple choice tests.

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“It is very much suitable for all the students who would like to improve their Maths skill. And it helps parents how to guide their kids in Mathematics.”

From Win Maw, Australia

What it is

These online tests can be taken at home with as much or little supervision as deemed necessary.

It is currently available for purchase*  in English, Mathematics and Science for students in years 3 to 12 to prepare for a variety of skills-based assessments.

It is not available for students in Year 2.

 

What it is for

Prepare for the following tests with Practice Online:

  • ICAS Science
  • ICAS English
  • ICAS Mathematics
  • NSW Selective High School Test
  • NSW Opportunity Class Placement Test
  • NSW Higher School Certificate Mathematics (HSC)
  • NAPLAN Reading
  • NAPLAN Mathematics

Benefits

  • offers a responsive and visually stimulating test environment guaranteed to both engage and challenge school children in all primary and secondary year levels

  • can be used to practise for other multiple choice, skills-based assessments

  • allows your child to revise their answers for up to 7 days after taking a test

  • gives your child the opportunity to practise their core problem solving skills at home or school

  • lets your child demonstrate their capabilities without the pressure of a formal test environment

  • gives immediate results in a detailed individual report which can be printed and retained for future reference

  • provides you with a snapshot of your child’s performance compared to other students in the same year level at school

  • helps your child to identify areas for revision and what to focus on in further study and gives your child the feedback necessary to set goals, improve their results and attain their personal best.

Subjects

English

Practice Online English assessment questions are ideal as revision for ICAS and Reach English assessments and other multiple choice reading and literacy tests such as NAPLAN Reading.

Our English test questions are developed by the same team of literacy experts that develop ICAS and Reach English. These tests offer valuable practice in critically reading and interpreting a wide range of real-world text types, from factual and literary texts to poetry and persuasive writing.

Practice Online English assessments can be taken at home with as much or as little supervision as deemed necessary, and are a great tool to help sharpen and develop a child’s reading comprehension, syntax and vocabulary abilities.

Taking a Practice Online English assessment lets your child demonstrate their reading and literacy skills over 40 carefully-chosen questions with a recommended time limit of approximately one minute per question.

Mathematics

Practice Online Mathematics is ideal as preparation for multiple choice assessments and placement and scholarship tests including:

  • NAPLAN for Years 3, 5, 7 and 9
  • NSW Opportunity Class Placement Test
  • ICAS and Reach Mathematics
  • NSW Higher School Certificate Mathematics papers

Our practice problems are developed by our team of Maths experts and assessment mathematical skills in the areas of Algebra and Patterns, Measures and Units, Number and Arithmetic, Space and Geometry, and Chance and Data.

Taking a Practice Online Mathematics assessment lets your child demonstrate their skills and practice answering questions within a recommended time frame of approximately one minute per item.

Science

Practice Online Science assessment questions are ideal as science revision for ICAS and Reach Science assessments and other multiple choice science tests.

Our science problems are developed by the same team of science experts that develop ICAS and Reach Science assessments. Both assessments have exactly the same number of questions that measure the scientific skills of interpreting and applying data, as well as higher order skills of investigating, reasoning and problem-solving.

Taking a Practice Online Science assessment lets your child demonstrate their skills and practise answering between 30 to 45 questions within a recommended time frame of approximately one minute per item.

Review, results and reports

Review

After they have answered all the questions, review mode can be used to do last minute checks and make changes: an important revision skill for real test preparation.

Results

As soon as the test has been submitted for marking, instant feedback is available and Practice Online will give the child their raw score result and how many minutes it took to complete the test.

Children can revisit their responses for up to seven days after receiving their results by just logging in. This allows them to review their questions and results with a parent or tutor, or simply have more time to revise and practice what they got wrong.

Reports

An individual report evaluating your child’s performance is available within seconds and can be printed out for future reference.

Each parent or tutor is also emailed a comprehensive individual report detailing their child’s overall results and their performance in each area assessed.

Also included is detailed feedback about each question and how the child performed compared to other children in the same year level.

Countries

Practice Online is now available to customers in Australia, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, Cook Islands, Fiji, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Macau, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritius, Nepal, New Zealand, Oman, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, United Arab Emirates and Vanuatu at $AUD5.50.

How to order

Simply sign in to order, or register a new account if you are new to UNSW Global. Existing non-school account holders can access the Online Shop now via the link below. You will need to sign-in when prompted at Checkout.

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Important Information

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