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# How does everyone here know...?

Posted by Anonymous
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...What grade level their child is reading at? Every time someone posts about their child being smart, everyone starts trotting out IQ scores and "my six year old reads at a sixth grade reading level".

How do all these people know these statistics? How do they even calculate that?
Posted by Anonymous on May. 16, 2013 at 9:57 PM
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by on May. 16, 2013 at 9:58 PM
My children have been tested because we do online schooling with them.
by Silver Member on May. 16, 2013 at 9:59 PM
My son is in kindergarten and his teacher told me he reads at a 2nd grade level. Not sure how they test for it just what I was told.
by Mrs. Annie Proffitt on May. 16, 2013 at 9:59 PM
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Um...usually the school tests kids on reading level....

by on May. 16, 2013 at 10:00 PM
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DERP...
by on May. 16, 2013 at 10:00 PM

I know my son can read and he's only 3

by Anonymous 1 - Original Poster on May. 16, 2013 at 10:00 PM

Quoting ARPsMom:

My son is in kindergarten and his teacher told me he reads at a 2nd grade level. Not sure how they test for it just what I was told.

by Anonymous 1 - Original Poster on May. 16, 2013 at 10:02 PM
Our school tests kids' comprehension skills and gives them a percentile score, but I've never heard of it being converted to grade level

Quoting AnnieGoolaheey:

Um...usually the school tests kids on reading level....

by on May. 16, 2013 at 10:02 PM

LMAO! Because my daughters teacher told me. They use leveled readers and continually test throughout the school year. When they tested her at the beginning of the school year, she was reading on a 4th grade level, at her last parent teacher conference her teacher told us she was up at a 6th grade level.

(My DD is 7 and reading at a 6th grade level, comprehending at a late 4th- early 5th grade level)

by Anonymous 2 on May. 16, 2013 at 10:03 PM
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What state do you teach in? So I know never to move there.

Quoting Anonymous:

Quoting ARPsMom:

My son is in kindergarten and his teacher told me he reads at a 2nd grade level. Not sure how they test for it just what I was told.

by Anonymous 1 - Original Poster on May. 16, 2013 at 10:03 PM
So they took a test online and it told them what grade level they're reading at? What's the purpose of the test and score?

Quoting VarelaClan:

My children have been tested because we do online schooling with them.