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|Notes:||"A Fireside book."|
|Description:||xiv, 256 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm|
|Contents:||pt. 1: The secret world of kindergarten testing. What educators know and parents don't ; This is not about kinder-cramming ; The scoop on intelligence testing ; The 7 abilities of highly successful kindergarteners ; What is on the test? --
pt. 2: Prepare your child to succeed--at tests and in life. Milestones that matter for school success ; Sneak learning into the moments you already spend with your child ; Reading to build all 7 abilities ; Instruments to strengthen all 7 abilities ; Conversing to support 6 abilities ; Language and more ; Knowledge/comprehension ; Memory: you must remember this--
; Mathematics ; Visual-spatial reasoning ; Cognitive skills ; Fine-motor skills ; Beyond testing success ; How to get started --
pt. 3: What these tests really mean : how your child's test scores will affect the options available to her. Your best public school options : gifted programs, magnet and charter schools ; Getting past the velvet rope : private school admissions ; How public schools use testing ; Testing for support services for children with delays.