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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' 
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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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With generous support from the Stengel family, Anera has completed construction of a preschool in Ni'lin village.
Then as provincial governor, 31 Pagsasarili Preschools were established in 29 municipalities of Batangas.
The preschool program offers a variety of opportunities for children between the ages of almost 3 and 5 years old.
Due to filling of the capacities in 2017/2018, a total of 2,777 children were not admitted to preschool institutions, and the total number of employees in these institutions is 3,666 and is 5 percent higher than the previous school year.
The purpose of the event was to debate on how international best practices in the area of preschool infrastructure could be considered for Uzbekistan's context.
MindChamps PreSchool holds the Number One position in market share of premium range preschools in Singapore, with a market share of 38.5 per cent.
A total of seven Tamil schools nationwide received RM110,000 each under a special allocation from Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak to build preschool classrooms.
In 2003, MOE set the National Preschool Curriculum which all preschools, public and private are required to follow.
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.
Teachers' beliefs about the nature of children's learning direct them to select their teaching approaches and subject matter in preschools (Kember, 1998; Trigwell et al., 1999; Watkins & Biggs, 2001).