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Karen Quinn, The Testing Mom, Featured in Chicago Tribune on Chicago Public Schools Gifted and Talented Testing

Karen Quinn, The Testing Mom, Featured in Chicago Tribune on Chicago Public Schools Gifted and Talented Testing

posted by Karen Quinn, The Testing Mom - February 16th, 2011

Karen Quinn, the Testing Mom, was recently featured in a Chicago Tribune story pertaining to the gifted and talented testing in Chicago. The article talks about the secrecy behind this mysterious test given to pre-K children applying for the Chicago Public Schools gifted and talented program. As with NYC, many parents in Chicago hire private tutors and use other test prep activities to help their child score better on the challenging questions presented in tests like the OLSAT, Stanford-Binet and WPPSI – ERB. The article even has sample questions provided by TestingMom.com! We’re not 100% sure what gifted and talented test is given in Chicago but we do have a hunch! Remember that no matter what test your 4 to 7 year old child takes, the concepts your child needs to know are pretty much the same for all gifted and talented tests.

Here’s a photo from the article of a cute little girl playing Karen’s IQ Fun Park Game!

Even the popular blog CPS Obsessed pertaining to the Chicago Public Schools wrote a nice piece regarding the article!

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