Sunday, August 18, 2013

Sneak Preview--What the New SAT and Digital ACT Might Look Like

Sneak Preview: What the New SAT and Digital ACT Might Look Like
by Tamar Levin, NYTimes

"Big changes are coming to the nation’s two competing admissions tests. Mr. Coleman, who became president last October, is intent on rethinking the SAT to make it an instrument that meshes with what students are learning in their classrooms. Meanwhile, the ACT, which has always been more curriculum-based, is the first of the two to move into the digital age. In adapting its test for the computer, ACT Inc. is tiptoeing past the fill-in-the-bubble Scantron sheets toward more creative, hands-on questions." (read more)

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