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Quantitative Skills Needed for The Admissions Test for Beginning Learners® (AABL® Test)
posted by Karen Quinn, The Testing Mom - July 29th, 2014
The AABL Test assesses a child’s skills in the area of quantitative reasoning and mathematical skills. This covers a myriad of individual abilities, including:
•computational skills (counting, adding, subtracting),
•higher order mathematical thinking (patterning, sequencing, ordering, classifying, comparing), and
•math reasoning (solving mathematical problems, understanding concepts of relativity, directionality, time, measurement).
Hundreds of practice questions to build your child’s Quantitative Skills are available at www.TestingMom.com. After you join at the top 1% level, just log in, go to Select Practice Questions, and then go to practice questions for The Admissions Test for Beginning Learners® (AABL® Test).
Here are some examples of how questions might be asked to assess your child’s abilities in these areas:
Point to the box that shows 6 gingerbread boys. Answer: 3rd box. (counting)
Emma gave her mother the number of roses you see in the first box for Mother’s Day. David gave his mother 3 more roses for Mother’s Day than Emma did. Point to the box that shows how many roses David gave his mother for Mother’s Day. Answer: 1st picture over the bubble. (adding)
What comes next in this pattern? Answer: 3rd picture over the bubble (patterning)
What comes next? Answer: 1st picture over the bubble (sequencing)
Hector wants to measure the temperature outside. Which tool should he use? Answer: a (measurement)
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