Sophia Hollander of The Wall Street Journal broke the hotly anticipated news about what is going on with kindergarten testing since ISAAGNY announced last fall that they wanted to get rid of the ERB: Decision Fragments New York City's Private-School Process To sum up: The group's members can't make up their minds. While the group studied multiple … Continue reading Kindergarten ERB 2014-2015…Finally, the Decision for NYC Private School Admissions
Today Javier C Hernandez of The New York Times wrote what is sure to be the most hotly discussed article of the fall: Private Schools Are Expected to Drop a Dreaded Entrance Test Is the ERB indeed dead? This is HUGE NEWS. Uncertainties abound: How many New York City private schools will actually drop the … Continue reading The Kindergarten ERB is Dead? Long Live the ?
Manhattan testers often offer a fee-based service: interpreting your child's IQ test results. Many concerned parents, often first-time parents, eagerly sign up. For example, if a child's IQ test scores are uneven, a nervous mom may want to understand how this could have happened. Parents worry if their children have deficits. IQ tests like the … Continue reading Is It Worth Paying a NYC Tester to Discuss Your Preschooler’s IQ Test Results?
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