In the current No Child Left Behind education environment, test taking is more important than ever. A must for parents helping their children understand the important thinking strategies in all test-taking areas, Gruber's Essential Guide to Test Taking: Grades 6-9 helps them realize their child's true potential. Using the exclusive Gruber methods, this book will give parents and teachers strategies to "nip in the bud" any faulty thinking approaches when it comes to education and testing, and enforce the correct approaches. Gruber's methods are a true confidence developer for children. Parents often claim when working with these books with their children that they wish they would have been exposed to this material when they were in school.