Raven Progressive Matrices are commonly used as an entrance exam for gifted programs all over the country. This class will teach students how to identify different patterns and effectively use problem-solving skills and abstract reasoning to improve their logical and creative thinking skills.
This class is designed for students currently in kindergarten and first grade. All students should be in one of the appropriate grade levels to ensure that they learn the material best suited to their capabilities.
Raven Standard Progressive Matrices require lots of practice. In each class, a new topic will be introduced and practice problems will be demonstrated to enhance students understanding. At the end of each class, homework will be assigned and will be reviewed in the next class.
Class Schedule and Overview:
Class 1: Class Overview and Introductions
Class 2: Pattern Cutouts
Class 3: Pattern Cutouts
Class 4: Mirrors & Shading Differences
Class 5: Size Changes
Class 6: Row Addition & Subtraction
Class 7: Reasoning by Analogy
Class 8: Reasoning by Analogy
Class 9: Reasoning by Analogy
Class 10: Spatial Visualization
Class 11: Spatial Visualization
Class 12: Final Review
Class 13: Final Review
Class 14: Final Exam