Professor praises SAT shortening exams to give students more time: Not ‘applying to join a bomb squad’
A college professor hailed news the SATs would be shortened to give students more time as a “game-changer” that would benefit most students.
“For decades, educators have seen speed as a marker of aptitude or mastery, forcing students to scramble to finish tests. But a race against the clock doesn’t measure knowledge or intelligence. It assesses the much narrower skill of how well students reason under stress. As a result, timed tests underestimate the capabilities of countless students,” Dr. Adam Grant wrote in a New York Times opinion piece.……
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