SAT, GRE, PRAXIS, GED? Educational testing definitions you need to know!

SAT-LogoACT is a college readiness assessment standardized test for high school achievement and college admissions in the United States produced by ACT, Inc. It was first administered in 1959 by Everett Franklin Lindquist as a competitor to the College Board’s Scholastic Aptitude Test, now the SAT Reasoning Test.

ASVAB or Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery is a multiple choice test, administered by the United States Military Entrance Processing Command, used to determine qualification for enlistment in the United States Armed Forces. It is often offered to American high school students when they are in the 10th, 11th and 12th grade, …

The Spirit of Innovation Challenge deadline is October 24

conrad-foundation-spirit-of-innovation-challengeThe Spirit of Innovation Challenge provides an opportunity for teams of students to create commercially viable products or services to address issues of global sustainability for the benefit of humanity. This annual competition is free and available to students, ages 13-18, from around the world.

Teens are invited to “Get Your Genius On” in the Conrad Foundation’s Spirit of Innovation Challenge.  Teams from afterschool programs, science clubs, homeschool organizations and charter schools are also encouraged to participate.

Deadline for the 2013-2014 one-page abstract qualification round is October 24.  For more information, visit The Spirit of Innovation Challenge.

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