Logic and GT Prep



Course Description In this course, young children will work on verbal reasoning and nonverbal reasoning that are considered as the core in early cognitive development and learning.

This course is targeting

  1. Young children who would like to get trainings on essential verbal & nonverbal reasoning to enhance their cognitive development and learning.
  2. Preschoolers who will take GT tests in 2022 January.
Teacher Eileen Wu from Brighter Bee Academy
Class Time

Every Wednesday 4:30 PM – 5:10 PM (EST)

From Jan 13th – Jun. 9th
18 weeks in total
No class on

  • 2/10/2021
  • 3/24/2021
  • 4/7/2021
  • 6/2/2021
Main Topics Verbal Reasoning:

  • Relational and directional concepts such as behind, under, over, above, below, next to, up, down, on top of, inside, outside, between, etc.
  • Verbal concepts such as neither, nor, either, or, etc.
  • Basic order such as first, second, third, beginning, middle, last, etc.
  • Comparative degree and superlative degree such as (taller, shorter, tallest, shortest, etc.)
  • Basic shapes such as triangle, square, star, circle, etc.
  • Numbers and Letters (uppercase & lowercase)
  • Concepts of size such as small, medium, large, etc.
  • Counting objects
  • Basic Addition & Subtraction
  • Comparisons of quantity (more, fewer, same, equal)
  • Simple fractions (half, quarter, etc.)
  • Simple multiplication (double, triple)
  • Knowledge of pictured vocabulary (e.g., arctic animals, sundial, sports, musical instruments, tools, transportations, etc.)
  • Logic Thinking (“except”, weight less/more, etc.)
  • Concrete and abstract ideas
  • Internalized language-based reasoning (make a picture shows something to eat with, something to read, something to write with)
  • Outcomes of a given scenario
  • Analysis of spoken information (“oh, this is too warm.” What to make milkshake colder?)

Nonverbal Reasoning:

  • What it means to construct a pattern.
  • Observation skills
  • Attention to detail ability
  • Pattern matching
  • Concepts of opposites
  • Parts of a whole
  • Geometrical symmetry
  • Flip, Rotation, Turn, paper folding
  • Understanding of matrix structure
  • Sequence
  • Visual Classification
    • What goes together
    • Figural Construction
    • What does not belong
  • Series
  • Analogy