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Mashburn Andrew J., Pianta Robert C., 2006
A discussion of child-focused models of readiness, with the presentation of an alternative model of school readiness that stresses the mediating role of children's relational context
Meisels Samuel J., Piker Ruth A., 2001
A literature review analyzing assessments used to obtain instructionally relevant information about the literacy performance of children in kindergarten through third grade
Paris Scott G., Paris Alison H., Carpenter Robert D., 2001
Reports & Papers
A report on early elementary school teachers' attitudes about and use of assessments of children's reading
Meisels Samuel J., 1999
A review of the literature on the Assessment of School Readiness
Meisels Samuel J., September, 1998
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A discussion of the definition and assessment of children?s school readiness, including recommendations for the components of efficient performance assessments
Meisels Samuel J., 1998
A report presenting four approaches to defining readiness and the methods used by each perspective to assess children entering formal schooling