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crammer

a person or school that prepares pupils for an examination, esp pupils who have already failed that examination
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Students who started to study for the examination either one day before the examination or on the day of the examination were classified as extreme crammers.
If we seem like crammers to order so much, know that we're talking about thin, thin, thin crusts.
A year after the NUT passed a resolution agreeing to ballot members on a boycott, a motion to be debated today says that until the tests are abolished a "pressure cooker effect" will remain in primary schools, with children under stress, a focus on performance targets, and teachers leaving the profession "because they are becoming box tickers and exam crammers, not educators".
A year after the NUT passed a resolution agreeing to ballot members on a boycott, a motion to be debated today said that until the tests are abolished a "pressure cooker effect" will remain in primary schools, with children under stress, a focus on performance targets, and teachers leaving the profession "because they are becoming box tickers and exam crammers, not educators.
Mr Challlnor lays bare parents' overwhelming motivation In sending their "little ones" (his term, not mine) to fee-paying crammers.
In one sense, ADHD medicine "is the NoDoz of the 2000s," says Blake, referring to the caffeine-laden pills used by generations of late-night crammers.
We bunked off our new crammers in South Kensington, sniffed glue, became punks and hung out at the Marquee Club.
Sommer, 1990), whereas others argue that academic crammers suffer from a lack of both motivation and self-regulation (Tuckman, 1991, 1998).
The FTC, which is currently discussing with the defendants how the cases will proceed, claims the crammers were offering hundreds of thousands of small businesses an Internet presence for a free trial period but then proceeded to charge for the service whether the company accepted the offer or not.
Crammers Collective will also hold classes on using improvisational acting methods in teaching.
Less severe but still very problematic are the use of feed-assist devices such as crammers, stuffers, and side feeders that are not designed and/or operated properly.
Brinthaupt and Shin (2001) reported that crammers performed better on tests and reported higher levels of flow than did noncrammers.