Why Paper Exams Will Never Go Out of Style

  It’s hard to ignore the signs of the times that we’re headed into an all-digital age. A lot of paper-based products have moved to a new online home. Where the Yellow Pages were once a veritable necessity for home- and business-owners, they’re now all but irrelevant. Where magazines were once the go-to method of…read more

The Types of Exams You Can Take With OMR Forms: Part 2

Welcome to part two of our blog series about different exam types! While people often think that OMR testing forms are only good for the tried-and-true multiple-choice test, the reality is that you have a lot of different options for your exams — and you can bet we have a form for everything. Here are…read more

The Types of Exams You Can Take With OMR Forms: Part 1

Testing is one of the cornerstones of our education system. Love ‘em or hate ‘em, they’re undeniably a great way to gauge the knowledge of students and measure how well they have digested your curriculum. However, there are many ways to test a student, and if you stick to the same formula every single time…read more

The Pros and Cons of Different Types of Test Questions

At Precision Data Products, we’re happy to offer bulk quantities of Optical Mark Recognition (OMR) testing forms at an affordable rate. But when people think of our testing sheets, there’s usually just one that comes to mind — Scantron® Form 882-E, functionally identical to our own PDP-100 form. This is the testing form that every…read more

Ways to Encourage Voting in Your Town

Voting is one of the many freedoms that we get to enjoy here in America. While there is a lot of attention drawn to voting during the presidential election, there isn’t always a ton of attention driven towards getting individuals to vote for their county. Whether you’re a board member or you’re running for office…read more

Reasons to Create a Multiple Choice Test

Exams can be intimidating for students. As a teacher, however, your only goal is to ensure that your students truly understand the content that you’re teaching them. That being said, it’s essential that you, as the educator, fully understand the benefits of the different types of tests that can be created.  With as many options…read more

3 Benefits of Using Precision Data Products for Testing

As an administrator or educator, you are constantly ensuring that you’re doing what’s best for your students. When it comes to testing, choosing the right decision for both your students and their education can become all the more tricky. Here at Precision Data, we have been fortunate enough to help educators and administrators alike by…read more

How Students Cheat On Exams

While it’s good to be optimistic and believes that people will generally default to being good, any educator knows that students will always find ways to cheat. Not all of them, of course — most students don’t cross ethical lines when they’re doing their homework, but even if they make up the majority, there will…read more

The Benefits of Standardized Testing

At Precision Data Products, we believe in the power that can come from the analysis of well-compiled data. Exhaustive data analysis has been a necessary component in many of mankind’s biggest breakthroughs. In the world of education, standardized testing is one of the methods through which we gauge the progress of students and evaluate our…read more