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Winton Pamela J., Buysse Virginia, December, 2015
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The purpose of this brief is to provide guidance to states as they build comprehensive statewide assessment systems. The brief specifically focuses on child assessment within the context of an overall birth to age 8 early childhood assessment system…
Grafwallner Rolf, Taylor Kathe, deFosset Shelley, Branscome Kenley, December, 2015
Fact Sheets & Briefs
Kindergarten Entry Assessments (KEAs) support children's transition to kindergarten and give educators, families, community members, and policy makers insights that help them make decisions that improve children's readiness for school. States are…
Barnett W. Steven, Riley-Ayers Shannon, Francis Jessica, November, 2015
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This CEELO Policy Brief is a discussion of the general designs, purposes, and features of contemporary measures of children's learning, development, and wellbeing (LDWB). The discussion presents issues to consider when early childhood education…
Lorentson Mhora, Honigfeld Lisa, November, 2015
Reports & Papers
This second IMPACT focuses on the implementation of developmental screening across early childhood settings and provides a deeper understanding of the views and experiences of ECE providers and the families they serve. CHDI engaged Mhora Lorentson…
deFosset Shelley, Branscome Kenley, Grafwallner Rolf, Taylor Kathe, 15 October, 2015
Multimedia
This webinar discusses the progress of the Race to the Top--Early Learning Challenge states in kindergarten entry assessment (KEA) implementation. National progress is depicted by state implementation stage, state tool usage, and cross-state…
deFosset Shelley, Branscome Kenley, Grafwallner Rolf, Taylor Kathe, 15 October, 2015
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This PowerPoint accompanies a webinar that discusses the progress of the Race to the Top--Early Learning Challenge states in kindergarten entry assessment (KEA) implementation. National progress is depicted by state implementation stage, state…

Schachter Rachel E., Strang Tara M., Piasta Shayne B., Fall 2015
Reports & Papers
This white paper presents the results of a survey completed by teachers and principals in central Ohio concerning their perceptions of Ohio's new Kindergarten Readiness Assessment (KRA) during its inaugural implementation year. All kindergarten…
Wisconsin Early Childhood Collaborating Partners, September, 2015
Other
This document examines kindergarten entry assessment (KEA) trends within various states and then focuses particularly on current practices in Wisconsin. Options for consideration for implementation are presented.
National Center on Child Care Quality Improvement, August, 2015
Bibliographies
Young children between the ages of birth through 5 years go through stages of development at a rapid pace that varies not only from one child to another but also across domains (social-emotional, physical, cognitive, and linguistic). Early and…
Baker Courtney N., Tichovolsky Marianne H., Kupersmidt Janis, Voegler-Lee Mary Ellen, Arnold David H., August, 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Preschool teachers have important impacts on children's academic outcomes, and teachers' misperceptions of children's academic skills could have negative consequences, particularly for low-income preschoolers. This study utilized data gathered from…
Endedijk Hinke M., Cillessen Antonius H. N., July, 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
In preschool classes, sociometric peer ratings are used to measure children's peer relationships. The current study examined a computerized version of preschool sociometric ratings. The psychometric properties were compared of computerized…
Xue Yange, Bandel Eileen, Vogel Cheri, Boller Kimberly, July, 2015
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This brief describes the psychometric properties of the screening and assessment tools used to measure the language and overall development of children in the Early Head Start Family and Child Experiences Survey (Baby FACES). It includes analyses of…
Park Soo, June, 2015
Fact Sheets & Briefs
Young children's development during the first five years of life is rapid and varied between children and across domains (social-emotional, physical, cognitive, and linguistic) within a child. Early and frequent screening ensures children's healthy…
Akers Lauren, Del Grosso Patricia, Atkins-Burnett Sally, Monahan Shannon, Boller Kimberly, Carta Judith J., Wasik Barbara A., June, 2015
Fact Sheets & Briefs
To learn more about the use of ongoing assessment in early education, the Office of Planning, Research & Evaluation funded a project in fall 2012 to explore how teachers use children's data to individualize instruction for each child. The…
Akers Lauren, Del Grosso Patricia, Atkins-Burnett Sally, Monahan Shannon, Boller Kimberly, Carta Judith J., Wasik Barbara A., June, 2015
Fact Sheets & Briefs
Recently, practitioners, researchers, and policymakers have placed greater emphasis on early childhood education (ECE) teachers' use of ongoing assessments to track children's progress and tailor instruction to each child's unique strengths, needs,…