popular topics in testing

  • School and Learning
    Math Standards
    Math Standards
    Do you know what your child should be learning in math? Take our math standards quiz and see what you know. ...
  • School and Learning
    Concerns About Homeschooling
    Questions About Time Spent and Tests Given in Homeschooling
    Every family approaches homeschooling differently. For parents who wish to have their children tested, standardized tests are available throughout the year, depending on the grade and type of test. ...
  • School and Learning
    Signs of Giftedness
    Minimum IQ and Screening for Gifted Program
    Unfortunately, many schools screen for achievement or intelligence, and do further testing only if the child scores at a high level initially. ...
  • School and Learning
    Gifted Education
    Talking About Testing with My Child
    Parents often need to reassure a child in a low-key manner before testing, but should never force a reluctant child. ...
  • School and Learning
    Test-Taking Abilities
    Test Trouble
    Learn tips to help your child prepare for a test. ...
  • School and Learning
    Testing
    Create a Strategy for Test Review
    Create a Strategy for Test ReviewWhen I was a student, I can't tell you how many times I showed up to school and was surprised by a test. Sometimes, I had no idea there was a test that day, or thought it was a quiz when it was a final, or studied...
    Jonathan Mooney
  • School and Learning
    Testing
    Timed Math Tests in First Grade?
    Are timed math tests appropriate in first grade? Read what this expert says. ...
  • School and Learning
    Testing
    Play the Exam Game
    Play the Exam GameOh, I remember those weeks well. I, or rather, we (my mom and I), would spend hours preparing for a test, reading books cover to cover, doing flash cards, interpretive dance, and anything else we could think of to get facts to s...
    Jonathan Mooney
  • School and Learning
    Test-Taking Abilities
    Test-Taking Anxiety
    Learn a number of steps that might make test-taking easier for an anxious child. ...
  • School and Learning
    Testing
    School is Reluctant to Test a Gifted Five-Year-Old
    Academic skills are more solid, and testing results have more validity, when testing is postponed until the end of the kindergarten year. ...
  • School and Learning
    Signs of Giftedness
    Kuhlmann-Anderson IQ Test
    The Kuhlmann-Anderson Intelligence Test is a standardized group intelligence test that may be given in grades K-12. ...
  • School and Learning
    Signs of Giftedness
    Who Needs a Test to Say My Child Is Gifted?
    Testing not only assesses whether a child qualifies for a particular program; it also identifies a child's strengths and weaknesses for instructional planning. ...
  • School and Learning
    Signs of Giftedness
    Testing Bilingual Kids for Giftedness
    A psychologist or diagnostician must determine the child's preferred language and conduct a language assessment before proceeding with testing for giftedness. ...
  • School and Learning
    Signs of Giftedness
    Testing a Shy Child for Giftedness
    Testing young children is a challenge, since they are can be less attuned to the demands of the testing situation. ...
  • School and Learning
    Gifted Education
    WISC, Stanford-Binet, and Popular Tests
    Find information about popular tests such as the WISC and Stanford-Binet. ...
  • School and Learning
    Signs of Giftedness
    OLSAT and Gifted Programs
    The Otis-Lennon School Ability Test (OLSAT) measures abstract thinking and reasoning ability in students between the ages of 5 and 18. ...
  • School and Learning
    Signs of Giftedness
    How Can I Get My Child Tested for Giftedness?
    If your child is enrolled in a public school, contact her teacher or the principal and ask to have her referred for testing by the school psychologist. ...
  • Kids
    Anxiety
    Ninth-Grader with Test Anxiety
    Simple relaxation exercises may be the cure for a student who suffers from test-taking jitters. ...