AABL test scores, required for 2015 admission to NYC private school kindergarten at Horace Mann, Riverdale, Collegiate and Avenues, are coming in. NYC preschool directors and families are reporting AABL scores all over the map, with some surprised at children's doing poorly in specific AABL sections that they were thought to know well. Children receive … Continue reading AABL for NYC Private School Kindergarten Admission: How Did Kids Score?
Families I work with love hearing about the best educational games for preschool, kindergarten, and first grade. Here are the top games families and teachers are playing with kids now for ERB and school interview prep as well as fun: ThinkFun Zingo Apples to Apples Junior - The Game of Crazy Comparisons! ThinkFun Rush Hour … Continue reading More Favorite Educational Games for Preschool, Kindergarten, and First Grade
Unsurprisingly, a confidential source in-the-know tells me that private school directors of admissions are indeed "pissed" by the two New York Times articles this fall disclosing all the ERB prepping going on for kindergarten. Chances are, private schools will place less emphasis than usual on ERB scores and more on child interview performance. I have … Continue reading Confidential Source Indicates Private School Directors of Admissions “Pissed”