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My son will be finishing up preschool this year and entering kindergarten for the 2017-2018 school year. Like most moms, I want to set him up for success by ensuring that he knows what he needs to in order to do well next year. While his teachers are good about letting me know his problem areas, it’s handy to see them in black and white so we can work on them together. That’s where TestingMom.com comes in.
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Since we’re preparing for Kindergarten, we selected the ‘Kindergarten Readiness for Preschoolers’ option.
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After working through several tests, we have realized that our son needs a little more math practice, particularly with subtraction, but they’ve just started that in preschool. I’m confident that with practice at school and home, he’s going to get it in no time!
Patterns and sequence is another area that he needs help in, which we were able to identify from the practice tests. And from those results, you’ll find resources to improve those skills. They include additional practice tests, if you need them, as well as games and activities you can do with your child to build skills and confidence.
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