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Wood, Carla L.; Bustamante, Kristina N.; Schatschneider, Christopher; Hart, Sara – Assessment for Effective Intervention, 2019
The purpose of this study was to examine construct validity of methods of calculating lexical diversity in written narrative samples relative to children's performance on a reading vocabulary measure. For 234 children in first to fifth grade, written narratives were examined and compared between grades for number of different words (NDW), total…
Descriptors: Reading Tests, Construct Validity, Elementary School Students, Correlation
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Crone, Deanne A.; Stoolmiller, Michael; Baker, Scott K.; Fien, Hank; Turtura, Jessica; Strand Cary, Mari; Kennedy, Patrick C.; Nelson, Nancy; Kame'enui, Edward J. – Assessment for Effective Intervention, 2019
We present the results of a study of local education agency (LEA)-based interventions to improve the reading outcomes of struggling readers in sixth grade. The sample included 1,076 intervention students and 3,644 comparison students. Regression discontinuity was used to evaluate intervention impact. The study contributes to the field by…
Descriptors: Theory Practice Relationship, Research and Development, Grade 6, Middle School Students
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Doabler, Christian T.; Stoolmiller, Mike; Kennedy, Patrick C.; Nelson, Nancy J.; Clarke, Ben; Gearin, Brian; Fien, Hank; Smolkowski, Keith; Baker, Scott K. – Assessment for Effective Intervention, 2019
A growing body of research suggests that the effects of core mathematics instruction on student mathematics outcomes may not be uniform across different skill levels in mathematics. This study investigated the extent to which observed components of explicit mathematics instruction explained why students' initial mathematics achievement was…
Descriptors: Direct Instruction, Kindergarten, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Skills
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Kent, Shawn C.; Wanzek, Jeanne; Yun, Joonmo – Assessment for Effective Intervention, 2019
This study examined the predictive validity and classification accuracy of individual- and group-administered screening measures relative to student performance on a year-end state reading assessment in two states. A sample of 321 students was assessed in the areas of word-level and text fluency, as well as reading comprehension in the fall of…
Descriptors: Screening Tests, Grade 4, Elementary School Students, At Risk Students
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Piller, Aimee; Fletcher, Tina; Pfeiffer, Beth; Dunlap, Karen; Pickens, Noralyn – Assessment for Effective Intervention, 2019
The "Participation and Sensory Environment Questionnaire--Teacher Version" (PSEQ-TV) is a teacher report questionnaire designed to examine the impact of the sensory environment on participation for preschool children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). This study examines the construct validity of the assessment through principal…
Descriptors: Construct Validity, Questionnaires, Measures (Individuals), Sensory Experience
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Alkherainej, Khaled; Alebrahim, Saleh – Assessment for Effective Intervention, 2019
This study was a first step toward adaptation of the Arabic version of the "Systematic Screening for Behavior Disorders", Second Edition (SSBD-2) for public schools in the State of Kuwait. The study aimed to assess the face validity of the Arabic SSBD-2, investigate differences among the scores of students nominated by teachers as at…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Behavior Disorders, Screening Tests, Psychometrics
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Kettler, Ryan J.; Reddy, Linda A. – Assessment for Effective Intervention, 2019
The Framework for Teaching (FFT) is one of the most widely used observational systems for evaluating teacher effectiveness and driving professional development conversations in schools. This study contrasts reliability and validity evidence relevant to the FFT as traditionally scored with evidence relevant to a composite scoring approach that…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Evaluation, Feedback (Response), Scoring
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Kettler, Ryan J.; Reddy, Linda A.; Glover, Todd A.; Kurz, Alexander – Assessment for Effective Intervention, 2019
The Classroom Strategies Assessment System-Observer Form (CSAS-O) is a classroom observational system that combines direct observations and rating scales to assess teacher instructional and behavioral management practices, inform goals, plan professional development interventions, and monitor progress. CSAS-O Strategy Rating Scales yield scores…
Descriptors: Classroom Observation Techniques, Rating Scales, Evidence Based Practice, Classroom Techniques
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Kilgus, Stephen P.; Riley-Tillman, T. Chris; Stichter, Janine P.; Schoemann, Alexander M.; Owens, Sarah – Assessment for Effective Intervention, 2019
A line of research has supported the development and validation of Direct Behavior Rating--Single Item Scales (DBR-SIS) for use in progress monitoring. Yet, this research was largely conducted within the general education setting with typically developing children. It is unknown whether the tool may be defensibly used with students exhibiting more…
Descriptors: Behavior Rating Scales, Interpersonal Competence, Middle School Students, Intervention
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Reddy, Linda A.; Glover, Todd; Kurz, Alexander; Elliott, Stephen N. – Assessment for Effective Intervention, 2019
The conceptual foundation and initial psychometric evidence are provided for the "Instructional Coaching Rating Scales" and "Interaction Style Scales--Teacher Forms." These forms are part of a multicomponent online assessment system designed to evaluate the effectiveness of coaching skills and interactions that support the…
Descriptors: Coaching (Performance), Rating Scales, Factor Structure, Test Reliability
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Fritz, Ronda; Harn, Beth; Biancarosa, Gina; Lucero, Audrey; Flannery, K. Brigid – Assessment for Effective Intervention, 2019
This study investigated the use of brief observations to measure implementation of small group interventions using the Quality of Intervention Delivery and Receipt (QIDR) tool. Videos of 10-min segments representing the beginning, middle, and end of each 30-min intervention lesson were coded for implementation. Results indicated that (a)…
Descriptors: Intervention, Program Implementation, Efficiency, Observation
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Dudek, Christopher M.; Reddy, Linda A.; Lekwa, Adam; Hua, Anh N.; Fabiano, Gregory A. – Assessment for Effective Intervention, 2019
This article presents the Classroom Strategies Coaching (CSC) Model, a data-driven coaching approach that uses teacher formative assessment data to drive improvements in universal practices. The classroom strategies assessment system (CSAS), a formative assessment of evidence-based instructional and behavioral management practices was used to…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Faculty Development, Elementary School Teachers, Formative Evaluation
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Glover, Todd A.; Reddy, Linda A.; Kurz, Alexander; Elliott, Stephen N. – Assessment for Effective Intervention, 2019
This article presents theoretical and empirical support for a data-driven instructional coaching approach and emerging evidence for the contributions of an online platform in operationalizing, assessing, and facilitating the implementation of key coaching actions for both research and practice. The contributions of an online platform in guiding…
Descriptors: Coaching (Performance), Data, Decision Making, Computer Uses in Education
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Rueter, Jessica A.; McWhorter, Rochell; Delello, Julie – Assessment for Effective Intervention, 2019
The purpose of this article is to understand the decision-making processes by assessment personnel when choosing instruments to evaluate students with learning disabilities. Eight school personnel responsible for the evaluation of students in Texas participated in face-to-face, semistructured interviews. The instruments chosen were based on a…
Descriptors: Decision Making, Learning Disabilities, Identification, Student Placement
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Wagner, Kyle; Smith, Alex; Allen, Abigail; McMaster, Kristen; Poch, Apryl; Lembke, Erica – Assessment for Effective Intervention, 2019
Researchers and practitioners have questioned whether scoring procedures used with curriculum-based measures of writing (CBM-W) capture growth in complexity of writing. We analyzed data from six independent samples to examine two potential scoring metrics for picture word CBM-W (PW), a sentence-level CBM task. Correct word sequences per response…
Descriptors: Curriculum Based Assessment, Writing Evaluation, Comparative Analysis, Scoring
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