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Professional Development Modules

Each of these modules about the redesigned SAT includes presentation slides and a facilitator’s guide with suggested discussion points, pacing, handouts, and activities.

Read them on your own, or use them to present information to colleagues in professional development sessions, school and district staff meetings, and professional learning communities.

Module 1: Key Features

 

Professional Development Module 1: Key Features

Provides an overview of the redesigned SAT.

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1.4 MB

 

Module 1: Facilitator's Guide

A facilitator's guide to accompany Module 1.

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2.6 MB

Module 2: Words in Context and Command of Evidence

 

Professional Development Module 2: Words in Context and Command of Evidence

Explore two subscores derived from questions on the SAT Reading Test and SAT Writing and Language Test.

.ppt

714 KB

 

Module 2: Facilitator's Guide

A facilitator's guide to accompany Module 2.

.pdf

3 MB

Module 3: Expression of Ideas and Standard English Conventions

 

Professional Development Module 3: Expression of Ideas and Standard English Conventions

Explore two subscores derived from questions on the SAT Writing and Language Test.

.ppt

595 KB

 

Module 3: Facilitator's Guide

A facilitator's guide to accompany Module 3.

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2.1 MB

Module 4: Heart of Algebra and Problem Solving and Data Analysis

 

Professional Development Module 4: Heart of Algebra and Problem Solving and Data Analysis

Explores two subscores derived from questions on the SAT Math Test.

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808 KB

 

Module 4: Facilitator's Guide

A facilitator's guide to accompany Module 4.

.pdf

2.86 MB

Module 5: Passport to Advanced Math and Additional Topics

 

Professional Development Module 5: Passport to Advanced Math and Additional Topics

Explore Passport to Advanced Math, a subscore derived from questions on the SAT Math Test, as well as Additional Topics in Math, which contributes to the Math Test score but not a subscore.

.ppt

632 KB

 

Module 5: Facilitator's Guide

A facilitator's guide to accompany Module 5.

.pdf

2.36 MB

Module 6: Using Scores and Reporting to Inform Instruction

 

Professional Development Module 6: Using Scores and Reporting to Inform Instruction

Understand the reports and data provided by the SAT Suite of Assessments.

.ppt

2.25 MB

 

Module 6: Facilitator's Guide

A facilitator's guide to accompany Module 6.

.pdf

3.25 MB

Module 7: Connecting History/Social Studies Instruction with the SAT Suite of Assessments

 

Professional Development Module 7: Connecting History/Social Studies Instruction with the SAT Suite of Assessments

Understand how history and social studies instruction relates to SAT scores and college readiness.

.ppt

970 KB

 

Module 7: Facilitator’s Guide

A facilitator’s guide to accompany Module 7.

.pdf

3.9 MB

Module 8: Connecting Science Instruction with the SAT Suite of Assessments

 

Professional Development Module 8: Connecting Science Instruction with the SAT Suite of Assessments

Understand how science instruction relates to SAT scores and college readiness.

.ppt

918 KB

 

Module 8: Facilitator’s Guide

A facilitator’s guide to accompany Module 8.

.pdf

3.2 MB

Module 9: The SAT Essay

 

Professional Development Module 9: The SAT Essay

Understand the SAT Essay.

.ppt

650 KB

 

Module 9: Facilitator's Guide

A facilitator’s guide to accompany Module 9.

.pdf

2.6 MB