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Chew, Alex L.; Morris, John D. – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 1984
The validity of the Lollipop Test: A Diagnostic Screening Test of School Readiness was examined using the Metropolitan Readiness Test (MRT), Level I, Form Q, as the criterion. Appreciable concurrent validity was found across test batteries. Implications for school readiness screening are discussed. (Author/BS)
Descriptors: Correlation, Individual Testing, Kindergarten Children, Multivariate Analysis
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Tsushima, William T.; And Others – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 1983
With no substantial relationship between the Screening Test of Academic Readiness (STAR) and the Metropolitan Readiness Test scores and low correlation between the STAR and teachers' rankings, the findings indicate the STAR may not be an effective screening test for kindergarten pupils in a population of children with superior intelligence…
Descriptors: Correlation, Gifted, Kindergarten Children, Males
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Proger, Barton B.; and Others – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 1971
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Factor Analysis, Grade 2, Grade 4
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Lewis, John – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 1974
Descriptors: Grade 1, Kindergarten Children, Learning Readiness, Reading Readiness Tests
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Rubin, Rosalyn A. – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 1974
Descriptors: Learning Readiness, Norms, Predictive Measurement, Preschool Tests
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Denson, Teri A.; Michael, William B. – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 1974
Descriptors: Kindergarten Children, Predictive Measurement, Predictive Validity, Preschool Education
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Obrzut, John E.; And Others – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 1981
Studying the validity of the Developmental Indicators for the Assessment of Learning (DIAL), 53 kindergartners took the DIAL before school entrance and then had their Slosson Intelligence Test scores and Metropolitan Readiness Tests monitored for the school year. Preschool screening programs and their relation to the DIAL are discussed. (CE)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Cognitive Development, Creative Development, Early Childhood Education
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Swanson, Beverly B.; And Others – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 1981
Samples of entering first-grade students were used to examine the predictive validity of the group administered Metropolitan Readiness Test (MRT) and the individually administered Meeting Street School Screening Test (MSSST). The advantage of the latter was found to possibly outweigh the advantage of efficiency in group administration. (Author/GK)
Descriptors: Grade 1, Group Testing, Individual Testing, Predictive Validity
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Nagle, Richard J. – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 1979
A sample of 176 first-grade children was tested on the Metropolitan Readiness Tests, 1976 Edition (MRT), during the initial month of school and was retested eight months later on the Stanford Achievement Test. Results demonstrated substantial validity of the MRT for predicting first-grade achievement. (Author/CTM)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement Tests, Elementary School Mathematics, Grade 1
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Reynolds, Cecil R. – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 1979
The six subtests comprising the Metropolitan Readiness Tests were factor analyzed separately for White females, White males, Black females, and Black males. A single factor best described the structure of the test for each group. The factor structure was essentially invariant with regard to race and sex variables. (Author/CTM)
Descriptors: Black Students, Factor Analysis, Grade 1, Primary Education
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Brown, Nina W. – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 1976
Examines the school readiness of a group of poor children enrolled in a Neighborhood Development Center, of a group of middle class black children, and of a group of middle class white children. Also compares the intelligence test scores of the three groups of children. (Author/DEP)
Descriptors: Lower Class Students, Middle Class, Predictive Measurement, Preschool Children
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Webb, Kathryn; And Others – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 1982
This study examined the ability of the Listen and Look (LL) test of cross-modal perception and the Metropolitan Readiness Test (MRT) to predict reading achievement. Data from 79 first-grade pupils were analyzed. Both the LL and MRT demonstrated predictive validity. (Author/BW)
Descriptors: Learning Modalities, Perception Tests, Predictive Validity, Primary Education