How to Prepare Your Child for Gifted Testing - Study Tips & Strategies
Does your gifted child know how to study? Learning good study habits and test taking strategies may be a difficult process, but we are here to help. TestPrep-Online will help your child learn helpful studying techniques. Have more questions? Ask below!
Preparing for Gifted Testing with TPOOur team of experienced educational experts will guide you and your child through the test preparation process to ensure that it goes as smoothly as possible and that your child is calm, confident, and prepared for the test.
Find out All Relevant InformationIt is important to know exactly which test your child will be taking, and at which level. Find out when and where the test will be administered, what time your child should arrive, how long the test will take, and what your child needs to bring to the test (i.e., no. 2 pencils, calculator, snack, etc.). Make sure that you have filled out and submitted all relevant paperwork (and payment if required) to the right place. Find out if there are any available practice materials provided by your child’s school or the test administer.
Help Your Child Learn How to StudyOnce you know all the relevant information, you can now focus on helping your child prepare for the test. Guiding your child through this process may be difficult and overwhelming, but with the help of TestPrep-Online, your child will learn good study habits and test taking skills. This will help reduce stress levels both for you and your child.
Keeping Your Child FocusedIt may be difficult to keep your child engaged and focused on studying. Be sure to be supportive of your child and determine his or her most effective studying method together. Learn more about engaging your child in this video:
Test Anxiety & Gifted TestingSome children may suffer from a performance anxiety called test anxiety. While it is normal to feel nervous before a test, some children suffer from intense anxiety that may negatively affect test performance. Learn more about test anxiety and how you can help alleviate it in this video:
Meet the ExpertDana Lebental, Ed.D is TestPrep-Online’s Educational Consultant. In these videos, Dr. Lebental, formerly a Science Specialist and Teacher in the Compton Unified School District, addresses common issues associated with preparing for gifted tests and discusses the importance of these tests. These videos will help you learn how to improve your child’s test taking strategies and develop good study habits.
About TestPrep-OnlineTestPrep-Online offers top quality test preparation material at an affordable price. Help your child reach his or her goals by preparing for gifted and talented tests with comprehensive preparation packs.
Our study packs each include full-length gifted and talented practice tests, modeled after the actual tests. Each test and drill offers detailed explanation and thorough progress reports once completed. With our fun video tutorials and hundreds of additional sample questions, your child will feel prepared and confident for the test.
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