About Elm Academy

Preparing for gifted and talented tests is stressful. This is especially true for young children, and their parents. Private tutors are expensive, and too often, test prep companies will sell you a book or a practice test and leave you to figure out the rest, adding even more anxiety to an already-stressful experience.

At Elm Academy, we’ve designed our online courses to minimize unnecessary stress and maximize your child’s performance. In addition to high-quality, realistic practice materials, each course is structured into individual, topic-specific lessons, reviewing specific concepts and building up to a full-length practice test. They also come with a helpful parent guide that includes recommended study schedules and additional tips to make your preparation experience go as smoothly and stress-free as possible.

Two boys studying together.

What We Offer

Realistic Practice Tests

All of our courses include realistic, full-length tests to simulate a real test-taking experience. This allows your child to become familiar with the test’s structure and question types so that they aren’t seeing them for the first time on test day.

Practicing with full-length tests also helps your child work under the pressure of the limited administration time. All in all, experiencing a realistic practice experience will make taking the real test a less stressful experience for your child, and will allow them to perform to the best of their abilities. 

Detailed Lessons

Our courses include topic-specific lessons to help your child learn key concepts that are likely to show up on the real test. While it’s vital to practice with full-length tests, it’s also important to spend time focusing on specific concepts and question types. These lessons will teach them about specific concepts that show up frequently on the test. Each lesson is followed by a short quiz to reinforce the topics covered in the lesson.

Structured Courses

Too often, test prep companies will sell you practice materials and let you figure out the rest. Young children may struggle when faced with the daunting task of preparing for such a high-stakes test, especially without much instruction. As parents, it’s difficult to know how to guide them through the process. 

This is why we’ve designed a detailed course outline and have included recommended study schedules based on how far in advance you are starting your preparation. We’ve also included a guide for parents to help their child through the preparation process and help them deal with any stress that comes with it.  These will be the first things you see when accessing your account.

Instant Online Access

All of our courses are entirely online, allowing for easy access from the comfort of your own home, whenever you want. They are also easily accessible from any mobile device, such as your phone or tablet.

All materials will be available in your account as soon as you complete the checkout process. No need to wait days to receive anything in the mail.

Boy studying for a gifted and talented test with his mother.

Test-Specific Materials

Our courses are test-specific, meaning they were designed to prepare your child for the test they are about to take. Competitors may offer you bundles or subscriptions that offer hundreds or even thousands of questions, but this is usually unhelpful as your child will spend time studying material that isn’t relevant. Each test has its own specific way of testing different concepts and vary in structure and style, so we find it’s best to offer courses that focus solely on the test your child is going to take.

Start Practicing Today

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