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Moodie Shannon, Daneri M. Paula, Goldhagen Samantha, Halle Tamara, Green Katie, LaMonte Lauren, February, 2014
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This document has several purposes. First, the compendium aims to discuss the purpose of developmental screening and how it differs from child assessment. Second, the compendium aims to "translate" technical psychometric information about the…
Wilson-Ahlstrom Alicia, Yohalem Nicole, DuBois David L., Ji Peter, Hillaker Barb, January, 2014
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Helping to build what are often referred to as "social-emotional" or "21st century skills" is an important contribution that many youth programs make and more could be making. Yet these efforts remain underrepresented in the program evaluation…
Porter Toni, Guzman Lina, Kuhfeld Megan, Caal Selma, Rodrigues Katherine, Moodie Shannon, Chrisler Alison, Ramos Manica F., November, 2012
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A review of instruments that measure the quality of family-provider relationships, and a discussion of considerations for the future development of family-provider relationship quality measures
Halle Tamara, Zaslow Martha, Wessel Julia, Moodie Shannon, Darling-Churchill Kristen E., June, 2011
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This document has three purposes. First, the compendium aims to help Head Start managers and other early childhood education administrators review information regarding the reliability and validity of commonly used assessment and developmental…
Townsend Monika, Konold Timothy R., April 2010
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An investigation of the psychometric properties of the Phonological Awareness Literacy Screening for Preschool (PALS-PreK) instrument, that includes an examination of gender invariance, with a split sample of 4,518 preschool children in Virginia
Najarian Michelle, Snow Kyle L., Lennon Jean, Kinsey Susan J., April 2010
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A description of the design of the assessments and methods of analysis used in the data collection of the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study, Birth Cohort to measure cognitive and social development of children in their transition to kindergarten
Pate Russell R., O'Neill Jennifer R., Mitchell Jonathan, March 2010
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An overview of the methods for measurement of physical activity in children of preschool age from articles detailing the measurement properties of direct observational systems, accelerometry, pedometry, heart rate monitoring, and proxy reporting
Halle Tamara, Vick Jessica, Anderson Rachel, March, 2010
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Profiles of instruments designed to measure the quality of early care and education settings, including information on instrument program target age and setting, purpose, administration, key constructs and scoring, and reliability and validity
Najarian Michelle, Pollack Judith M., Sorongon Alberto, Hausken Elvira Germino, September 2009
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A description of the design of the assessments used in the spring 2007 data collection of the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study to measure cognitive and social development of children in the eighth grade
Langill Carolyn Clawson, Elicker James, Ruprecht Karen, Kwon Kyong-Ah, Guenin Joellen, January, 2009
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A description of the methodology and measures used in the evaluation of Paths to QUALITY, the quality rating and improvement system (QRIS) in Indiana, with a focus on data collection and quality and outcome measures
Yohalem Nicole, Wilson-Ahlstrom Alicia, January, 2009
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A guide to observational instruments for measuring out-of-school time program quality, including the instruments' purpose, structure, content, and technical properties
Wimer Christopher, Bouffard Suzanne, Little Priscilla M., Goss Claire B., August 2008
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An updated and expanded table of instruments used to evaluate out-of-school time child care programs and participants
National Research Council (U.S.), 2008
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This report is the result of over a year of effort by the Committee on Developmental Outcomes and Assessments for Young Children. The study was performed at the request of the Office of Head Start, Administration for Children and Families (ACF) of…
Behrman Jere R., Glewwe Paul, Miguel Edward, December 2007
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A discussion of methodological considerations involved in evaluating the impacts of early childhood development programs
Andreassen Carol, Fletcher Philip, August 2007
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A description of the characteristics and field performance of instruments used in the two-year data collection of the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study, Birth Cohort (ECLS-B), a nationally representative longitudinal study following children born…