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1st Edition

Intelligence Tests for Children

ISBN 9781138899476
Published May 16, 2017 by Routledge
116 Pages

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Book Description

Originally published in 1945, this title was intended mainly for use by teachers wishing to test children from ages 2-8 in order to establish their intelligence. Based on feedback to the author, this revised edition also includes tests for children up to the age of 15. The tests were used to give a teacher some idea of how much could be expected of each child, so that the class, when practicable, could be divided into groups of varying abilities, which could proceed at paces suited to their respective capacities. It was felt that if ‘inborn intellectual deficiencies’ could be identified at an early age the children could have ‘special treatment’, or in certain cases be placed in a ‘special school’, rather than be potentially written off as ‘lazy’. Today this can be read and enjoyed in its historical context.

Table of Contents

Preface  Introduction  1. The Nature and Purpose of the Tests  2. The Detection of Dull or Mentally Deficient Children  3. Procedure and Important Points in Testing  4. Mental Age and Intelligence Quotient  5. Validity of Tests for the First Two or Three Years  The Tests for Various Ages  Tests for Age 1 ; 6, Tests for Age 2 ; 0, Tests for Age 2 ; 6, Tests for Age 3 ; 0, Tests for Age 3 ; 6, Tests for Age 4 ; 0, Tests for Age 5 ; 0, Tests for Age 6 ; 0, Tests for Age 7 ; 0, Tests for Age 8 ; 0, Tests for Age 9 ; 0, Tests for Age 10 ; 0, Tests for Age 11 ; 0, Tests for Age 12 ; 0, Tests for Age 13 ; 0, Tests for Age 14 ; 0, Tests for Age 15 ; 0.  Appendix.  Books on Intelligence Tests.  Index.  List of Apparatus.

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