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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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Children who have never been left with anyone other than a family member sometimes have a difficult time adjusting to Preschool.
Key Applications/end-users of Global Preschool or ChildcareMarket: Children aged below 3 years, Children aged between 3 and 6 years
With these preschools, Anera hopes to establish a successful model that will be scaled-up across Palestine.
The ECCD program has digressed the once Montessori -based Pagsasarili preschool program to a traditional play program where plastic toys, building blocks are used instead of the scientific-based Montessori materials for preschoolers.
The EU2020 Strategy envisages that at least 95 percent of children between the age of four and before starting school should be enrolled in preschool education.
This is an ambitious but achievable goal, and the World Bank is ready to support Uzbekistan with our global knowledge and financial resources to support the preschool education sector reform", said Mr.
The establishment of the joint venture is expected to provide the Group with investment opportunities arising from the expansion of school network of MindChamps Preschool in the PRC; and the China Preschool Fund and the Operation Company will serve as a strategic platform of the Group's education operation business in the PRC.
And, in a blog post, Texas kindergarten teacher Cody Summerville details the "advantages students gain from [a] high-quality preschool program."
"The preschool is held in very high regard and we do not want to lose it."
Children in government aided preschools follow a common national curriculum taught in Malay Language from the preschool level onwards (Ministry of Education, 2003) [2].
BARACK OBAMA'S proposal of "high-quality preschool for all," with $75,000,000,000 in Federal start-up money, inspired similar calls for universal preschool by state and local leaders throughout the country.
The preschool period which comprises the years from birth to age of six, is one of the most critic periods of life because of its future effect on the formation and shaping of the personality, moulding the social and emotional life, and the acquisition of basic knowledge, skills, and habits.