There is an urban myth, kept alive by some in the NYC private schools community, that if you prep your preschooler for the ERB (WPPSI), she will be sussed out by her omniscient ERB tester. The ERB tester will then write up her score report, using damning language written in a private code, and little … Continue reading Why ERB Prep Will Not Get Your Preschooler Banished from Exclusive Private School Kindergartens
Would you believe that just a few years ago, most New York kids applying to private school kindergarten took the ERB test (WPPSI) cold? More concerned moms bought a few toys like Mighty Mind, Block Buddies and BrainQuest. Then in 2009, two companies--Bright Kids and Aristotle Circle published ERB prep workbooks, essentially giving parents access to the test questions: Aristotle Circle ERB/WPPSI … Continue reading Kindergarten ERB Test Prep: Is ERB Prepping Cheating? Can You Get Caught?
People often ask me where you can find ERB / WPPSI III practice tests. Two companies sell them, Aristotle Circle and Bright Kids. The next natural question: Which ERB workbook to get? Aristotle Circle's costs $200 more, but is a little longer and more brightly colored. Families I have worked with have used both Bright … Continue reading ERB / WPPSI III Practice Tests? Bright Kids or Aristotle Circle ERB Workbook?
Wherever you live, we can now help you prepare your children for the ERB (WPPSI) for kindergarten or prekindergarten admission. Whether you're applying to private school in Washington DC, Boston, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Houston, or Dallas, we're your answer for top-notch, time tested, savvy admissions and WPPSI test prep. If you want to work … Continue reading ERB Test (WPPSI) Prep Anywhere in the US
Sometimes, someone will call me and say something along the lines of, "Junior rocks mazes! I got him a maze workbook and he gets it! He's set for the ERB!" However, sadly for these individuals, mazes aren't on the ERB for kindergarten. Mazes used to be, but no longer. They've been off the ERB for … Continue reading Urban Myth #1: ERB Test Includes Mazes
Thanks to Sonya Sobiesky of Psychology Today for quoting me in her insightful article on preschool aptitude and ERB (WPPSI) testing, Baby Steps to Harvard. Sobiesky writes: But how accurate is IQ testing for toddlers? The commonly used Wechsler Intelligence Scale evaluates verbal ability based on vocabulary size and clarity of speech. “If a speech therapist can help … Continue reading Psychology Today Discusses ERB (WPPSI) Testing