Monthly Archives: December 2016

What is the Iowa Test?

The Iowa Test of Basic Skills (also called the ITBS) tests the child’s expertise in the areas of math and reading. Below is a brief description of the tests included within the Iowa test: Vocabulary The Vocabulary test measures reading vocabulary. For each question, a  pictorial or written stimulus is followed by a set of written… Read More »

What is the CogAT Test?

The CogAT Form 7 published by Riverside Publishing has three separate test batteries – the Verbal battery, the Nonverbal battery, and the Quantitive battery. Each battery has three subtest categories: each subtest has 18 questions except for paper folding, which has 14 questions. Below is a description from their website. Verbal Battery The Verbal Battery… Read More »