In my 20+ years experience, I know that these can be the stuff of nightmares. For parents, as well as their kids!
The key learning point is to take this on-board as simply a new skill to master, like any other. Learning to drive typically takes a few months with some regular weekly time devoted to practice. Your realistic expectation is to learn strategies and a process for passing the exam – there’s no need to overachieve and to expect to become the best driver out there. ‘Squiggles’ tests certainly can divide opinion.
Intro to Non-Verbal Reasoning Tests
It’s those test questions based upon geometric shapes and interpreting the patterns in these figures which are also called abstract reasoning tests. Test takers are asked to identify the pattern in a series of these shapes. Such abstract reasoning tests usually comprise of shapes, such as squares, triangles and squares. The pattern can be how the shapes change through, for example, their shading, rotation or reflection. Such non-verbal reasoning tests usually comprise of shapes, such as squares, triangles and squares. The pattern can be how the shapes change through, for example, their shading, rotation or reflection.
Why is non-verbal reasoning so important?
Graduate non-verbal reasoning test scores provide an indication of learning potential. Non-verbal reasoning tests indicate an ability to reason logically and to work with new ‘ideas’. In summary, non-verbal reasoning tests assess critical thinking.
11 plus non-verbal reasoning practice
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