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Appelrouth, Jed I.; Zabrucky, Karen M. – College and University, 2017
In 2016, more than 1.6 million students took the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT), a standardized college admissions test (College Board 2016a). Researchers have estimated that 33 percent of students who take the SAT participate in some mode of formal test preparation, such as private tutoring or classes, to prepare for the exam (Buchmann, Condron…
Descriptors: College Entrance Examinations, Test Preparation, Meta Analysis, College Admission
Shaw, Emily J. – College Board, 2015
This primer should provide the reader with a deeper understanding of the concept of test validity and will present the recent available validity evidence on the relationship between SAT® scores and important college outcomes. In addition, the content examined on the SAT will be discussed as well as the fundamental attention paid to the fairness of…
Descriptors: College Entrance Examinations, Test Validity, Scores, Outcomes of Education
Sathy, Viji; Barbuti, Sandra; Mattern, Krista – College Board, 2011
This report provides information on the SAT and trends in test performance for the years 2004, 2005, and 2006.
Descriptors: College Entrance Examinations, Scores, Trend Analysis, College Bound Students
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Berger, Susan J. – American Educational History Journal, 2012
Over the past few months, news about the Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) has made national headlines and not in a good way: "Large SAT Score Decline Shows Failure of No Child Left Behind and State High-Stakes Testing Strategy" (FairTest 2011); "Eshaghoff, Emory University Student, Allegedly Took SAT For Other Students"…
Descriptors: High Stakes Tests, College Entrance Examinations, Test Score Decline, Prediction
Sanderson, Geoffrey T. – Montgomery County Public Schools, 2014
SAT participation and performance are milestones on the path to college and career readiness. This report provides the results for SAT participation and performance in Montgomery County (Maryland) Public Schools (MCPS) for the class of 2014. Analysis of postsecondary outcomes for MCPS graduates indicates that graduates who took the SAT were more…
Descriptors: College Entrance Examinations, Career Readiness, Outcomes of Education, Scores
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Sternberg, Robert J. – Roeper Review, 2018
Giftedness in science today is largely measured by various kinds of standardized tests--IQ tests, SATs, ACTs, GREs, and so forth. For example, many STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) gifted programs rely at least in part on IQ tests or the SAT for identifying students as gifted. It might be useful to supplement such standard measures…
Descriptors: Scientific Literacy, Academically Gifted, Standardized Tests, Science Tests
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Criado, Raquel – Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching, 2016
This article presents a framework for the elaboration of Foreign Language Teaching (FLT) grammar materials for adults based on the application to SLA of Skill Acquisition Theory (SAT). This theory is argued to compensate for the major drawbacks of FLT settings in comparison with second language contexts (lack of classroom learning time and limited…
Descriptors: Grammar, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Language Research
Letukas, Lynn – College Board, 2015
The purpose of this document is to identify and dispel rumors that are frequently cited about the SAT. The following is a compilation of nine popular rumors organized into three areas: "Student Demographics," "Test Preparation/Test Prediction," and "Test Utilization."
Descriptors: College Entrance Examinations, Student Characteristics, Test Preparation, Prediction
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Afterschool Matters, 2015
The Robert Bowne Foundation (RBF), which published "Afterschool Matters" from 2003 to 2008 and continues to fund the journal and related projects, is closing in December. "Afterschool Matters" sat down with Lena Townsend, executive director, to talk about RBF's legacy and continuing influence on literacy work in afterschool…
Descriptors: After School Programs, Philanthropic Foundations, Administrators, Interviews
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Ramirez, Caroline; Schau, Candace; Emmioglu, Esma – Statistics Education Research Journal, 2012
People forget what they do not use. But attitudes "stick." Our article emphasizes the importance of students' attitudes toward statistics. We examine 15 surveys that purport to assess these attitudes and then describe the "Survey of Attitudes Toward Statistics," a commonly used attitude survey. We present our conceptual model…
Descriptors: Student Characteristics, Student Attitudes, Statistics, Mathematics Instruction
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Stern, Julian – Research in Education, 2018
Some see research as an esoteric, other-worldly, practice only to be completed by those unable to do anything 'real'. Others--including some academics working in universities--see it as 'just another thing to do', a burden on already overworked staff, used as an excuse to set even more performance goals. Within initial teacher education, the…
Descriptors: Standardized Tests, Student Evaluation, College Students, Preservice Teachers
New Mexico Public Education Department, 2014
This manual details the instructional framework and guidance on the Response to Intervention (RtI) process in New Mexico. The manual includes: (1) a section on each of the three instructional tiers; (2) a glossary of key terms; (3) sample forms to assist with the Student Assistance Team (SAT) process; and (4) key resources for teachers.
Descriptors: Response to Intervention, Individualized Instruction, Positive Behavior Supports, Screening Tests
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Santoro, Cerise – English Teaching Forum, 2017
In his first teaching assignment, as a fifth-grade English teacher, Edgar Manaran had only 20 desks for 48 students. Yet he was able to apply productive classroom strategies throughout his 25-hour teaching week. Some of his students sat on plastic chairs due to the shortage of desks, but that did not change the dynamic of Mr. Manaran's classes. He…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Profiles, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction
Cromwell, Ashley M.; McClarty, Katie Larsen; Larson, Sarah J. – Pearson Education, Inc., 2013
This paper outlines current student-level indicators at the high school and middle school levels that predict college success. In this bulletin, indicators are divided into three categories: assessment scores (e.g., SAT® exam scores), transcript attributes (e.g., course rigor), and additional indicators (e.g., attendance) that impact achievement.
Descriptors: College Readiness, Predictor Variables, Success, Middle School Students
Gewertz, Catherine – Education Week, 2012
One of the chief architects of the Common Core State Standards was named the next president of the College Board and said one of his top priorities is to reshape the organization's influential college-admissions test, the SAT, to better reflect the new standards. David Coleman will assume his new duties on Oct. 15, replacing Gaston Caperton, who…
Descriptors: College Entrance Examinations, Alignment (Education), State Standards, Academic Standards
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