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Braswell, James S. – Mathematics Teacher, 1992

Described are important changes that will be introduced in the mathematics sections of the new Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT). The three main changes are (1) permission to use calculators; (2) inclusion of open-ended questions; and (3) content revisions consistent with the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics "Curriculum and Evaluation…

Descriptors: Calculators, Mathematics Achievement, Mathematics Education, Mathematics Skills

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Noble, A. Candace; Mullen, Kenneth B. – Mathematics Teacher, 1992

Presented is a summary of the actions taken by American College Testing in response to calls for reform in standardized testing. The areas of reform discussed are test development, test content, skills levels, test criteria, and new testing initiatives, such as alternative-response-format questions and calculator use. (MDH)

Descriptors: Calculators, Mathematics Achievement, Mathematics Education, Mathematics Skills