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American Institutes for Research, University of Pennsylvania, 30 June, 2017
Reports & Papers
The focus of Phase 1 was to examine the construct validity of the PA KEI. Evidence of construct validity refers to scientific evidence that the items within an assessment operate in a manner that is aligned with the domains that the PA KEI purports…
American Institutes for Research, University of Pennsylvania, 30 June, 2017
Executive Summary
The focus of Phase 1 was to examine the construct validity of the PA KEI. Evidence of construct validity refers to scientific evidence that the items within an assessment operate in a manner that is aligned with the dimensions that the PA KEI…
American Institutes for Research, University of Pennsylvania, 2017
Fact Sheets & Briefs
With the development of the PA KEI completed and a number of school districts using this tool and willing to contribute to its further development, OCDEL commissioned researchers at American Institutes for Research (AIR) and the University of…
Curby Timothy W., Johnson Price McCloud, Mashburn Andrew J., Carlis Lydia, December, 2016
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
When conducting classroom observations, researchers are often confronted with the decision of whether to conduct observations live or by using pre-recorded video. The present study focuses on comparing and contrasting observations of live and video…
Cohen Michael, Hadley Martha, Marcial Carmina, 2016
Other
Peer Reviewed
Formative research and summative evaluation are required and essential components of 2010-2015 Ready to Learn (RTL) activity. Formative researchers are integral members of the media production team, working closely with the content creators,…
Roberts Jeremy D., Chung Gregory K. W. K., Parks Charles B., 2016
Other
Peer Reviewed
A 2010-2015 Ready to Learn grant from the US Department of Education supported the research, development, and dissemination of PBS KIDS math and literacy content for kids aged 2-8, and new ways to measure and report on children's learning. PBS KIDS…
Gischlar Karen L., 2014
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An important area for preschool teachers to monitor in students is the development of emergent literacy skills, as these skills lay the foundation for conventional reading. However, it can be difficult for the teacher to select a test for use…
Powell Douglas R., Diamond Karen E., 2013
Other
A discussion of research and measurement considerations in the implementation of coaching and other individualized professional development approaches for early childhood teachers of at risk children
Webb Mi-young L., Neuharth-Pritchett Stacey, Q2 2011
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A validation of the psychometric properties of the Student-Teacher Relationship Scale for both African American and European American children, based on a secondary analysis of 308 children
Dickinson David K., Golinkoff Roberta M., Hirsh-Pasek Kathy, May, 2010
Other
Peer Reviewed
A critique of the National Early Literacy Panel report's limited emphasis on the relationship between oral language and both early and later reading competencies including comprehension
Rodriguez Barbara L., Hammer Carol Scheffner, Lawrence Frank R., September 2009
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An evaluation of the internal consistency of the 7 scales of the Parent Reading Belief Inventory (PRBI), an assessment of its factor structure, and an examination of its concurrent validity in a sample of 274 Mexican American mothers from low-income…
Vaden-Kiernan Michael, Jones Debra H., Rudo Zena, October 2008
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A discussion of challenges in conducting randomized controlled trials to evaluate interventions in after school programs
Frey Bruce B., Lohmeier Jill H., Lee Stephen W., Tollefson Nona, September 2006
Methods
Peer Reviewed
An overview of the development, display, and reliability of the Levels of Collaboration Scale among 10 grant partners
Carver Priscilla R., Iruka Iheoma U., 2006
Reports & Papers
An examination of data from the After-School Programs and Activities survey on the participation of kindergarteners through eighth graders in after school programs, with discussion of the survey?s design, the different types of after school care,…
Molfese Victoria J., Modglin Arlene A., Walker Jennifer, Neamon Jessica D., Molfese Dennis L., June 2004
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A validity study of Get Ready to Read, a preschool screening tool of the phonological, oral language, and print knowledge skills in a sample of 73 3 year olds and 79 4 year old children from low-income families attending a federally funded preschool