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Advocating for Your Gifted Child Within the Public School System
25 February, 2019
A parent is her child’s best advocate. Many times, as parents, we find ourselves in a situation where we need to speak up for our child, especially when she is too young to speak up for herself. Parents ofgifted children [https://www.noodle.com/topics/gifted-and-talented-education]are often in the uncomfortable position of advocating for their child when her unique learning needs are not being met at school. When we see that we have to address these educational concerns with our child’s teacher
Your Life In Tests
08 March, 2018
If you’re currently in school (or the parent of someone who is), you know that standardized tests are a fact of life for academics of all ages. Many students will have taken half-a-dozen or more admissions exams by the time they reach their high school commencements — and that’s not counting Regents Exams, AP’s, and other school, district, or state-wide assessment tests. Here at Noodle Pros [https://www.noodlepros.com/], we pride ourselves on having helped students and families through just ab
"She Created Such A Positive Work Environment For My Children"
15 February, 2018
At Noodle Pros, we consider the relationship we build with each of our families to be one of the best parts of the job. For tutor Morgan Leff [https://www.noodlepros.com/tutor/profile/ZTUwODgxMGNjM2ZjYzE], a third grade teacher at a Manhattan private school with over 10 years’ experience tutoring one on one, a wide-ranging skillset and the ability to differentiate her instruction is key to working with multiple students from the same family. One satisfied parent raved: “My family is thrilled t
Tips For Private Preschool Admissions
16 October, 2017
As a learning process, applying to preschools was stressful. Also, it was madly time-consuming. What’s more, we’d soon be faced with our first yeas and nays for our little star munchkin. *** I first considered preschool when my daughter was six months old — friends of ours were surprised that we hadn’t thought about it even earlier. When we started actively applying 18 months later, we found the process overwhelming. Sure, I’d heard of the documentary “Nursery University” and the rumors of Man
Private Preschool Admissions Tips: The Application
06 October, 2017
Some NYC preschools are so popular they use a lottery system to manage the pool of applicants — meaning that you have to apply in order to apply. You’ll be asked to fill out a written form (some short, some long), and then, depending on how many spots remain after the ages and genders of siblings of current students are taken into account, you may be invited to continue the process. *** Your child may be ready for preschool, but are you ready for the application process? If you choose to go
The Stanford-Binet Intelligence Scale: An IQ Test Unlike Any Other
26 September, 2017
The Stanford-Binet’s results are highly sensitive and often quite accurate, even when administered to young children. Unlike other tests for school admission to public or private school, the Stanford-Binet does not test how much or how well a child has learned up to the point of the test, but instead is predictive of general intelligence. *** My educational advisory firm works with as many as 1,500 parent clients each year, dealing with all points of school entry, from preschool to high school
Private Preschool: Demystifying The Admissions Process
01 September, 2017
The admissions process for private preschool can be daunting, even though, or because, you usually begin when your child is one or two years old. Though there is no uniform set of admissions steps, most preschools require at least some of the following. Download a sample Pre-K assessment [http://info.noodlepros.com/preparing-for-kindergarten]. *** Already experiencing palpitations as you think about applying to a private preschool for your child? Read how Judy Batalion got through the experie