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intelligence quotient

 A ratio that compares a person's cognitive skills with that of the general population, usually calculated as the mental age divided by the chronologic age, multipled by 100
Intelligence Quotient Tests
Preschool Bayley Scale of Infant development, Stanford-Binet Intelligence Scale, McCarthy Scales of Children's Abilities, Kaufman Assessment Battery for Children
School age Wechsler scales, Stanford-Binet Intelligence Scale, Kaufman Assessment Battery for Children
Adult Wechsler scales, Stanford-Binet Intelligence Scale
Adult  20-35  Severe mental retardation
  36-51 Moderate mental retardation
  52-67 Mild mental retardation
  68-83 Borderline mental retardation
  90-110 Average
  >140 Gifted–'genius' 

preschool

(prē′skool″) [ pre- + school]
An educational institution such as a nursery school or play group that encourages the cognitive, emotional, and social development of children before they enter mandatory education, i.e., kindergarten.
preschool, adjective
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Preschools in the former Soviet Union were established soon after the Bolshevik Revolution by Vladimir Lenin and his wife, Nadezda Krupskaya, a former educator.
What early childhood educators want in preschool is the development of attitudes and dispositions that are conducive to learning.
Most behavioral treatment programs today employ the same training elements used by the staff, parents and, when possible, preschool teachers in the Los Angeles study.
The report also covers other key developments in preschool market in India.
Minister for Children and Early Childhood Development Wendy Lovell and Liberal candidate for Eltham Steve Briffa today joined families at Briar Hill Preschool to announce the grants.
Preschool teachers around the US are creating and sharing preschool projects with parents and other teachers on EarlyTeacher.
Since these county bureaucracies can be counted on to grab all the power they can, almost all of the preschools they fund will be under their control, and very few of the high-quality community-owned preschools that have served us so well would survive.
The public library hosts six family nights at each Seattle Early Reading First preschool.
LAUP is increasing access to high-quality preschool by creating new spaces throughout Los Angeles County, making preschools more affordable and providing them with the funding they need to run high-quality programs that are available to families at little or no cost.
31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Mom Trusted, an online community bringing together parents with childcare providers and preschools, announced a new program giving preschool teachers free supplies each month in exchange for their project ideas and creations.
LIFETIME EFFECTS: The High/ Scope Perry Preschool Study Through Age 40.