"The time for each child is different. You have to know your state regulations. In Colorado, they have to be ready for BIG state tests (mind numbing tests) by 3rd grade. Pretty early in the year too. So I advocate waiting if the anxiety is bad from…"
"I would encourage the opposite (apparently). I would encourage lots of mini-tests. Test anxiety comes from a fear of failing or forgetting. Making tests less stressful help the child learn to cope. As a teacher and a mother, I do not enjoy tests;…"