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Rasheed, Muneera A.; Pham, Sofia; Memon, Uzma; Siyal, Saima; Obradovic, Jelena; Yousafzai, Aisha K. – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2018
Many global settings lack indigenous measures of child development, making the adaptation of available instruments necessary. The aim of this study was to reliably adapt the core subtests of the Wechsler Preschool and Primary Scale of Intelligence-III (WPPSI-III) to assess cognitive abilities in young children in rural Pakistan. A systematic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cognitive Development, Young Children, Intelligence Tests
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Kranzler, John H.; Benson, Nicholas; Floyd, Randy G. – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2016
This article briefly reviews the history of intellectual assessment of children and youth in the United States of America, as well as current practices and future directions. Although administration of intelligence tests in the schools has been a longstanding practice in the United States, their use has also elicited sharp controversy over time.…
Descriptors: Intelligence Tests, Children, Youth, Test Construction
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Blumen, Sheyla – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2016
The history of intellectual assessment with children and youth in Peru is presented from the foundation of scientific psychology in Peru until now. Current practices are affected by the multicultural ethnolinguistic diversity of the country, the quality of the different training programs, as well as by Peruvian regulations for becoming an academic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Intelligence Tests, Student Diversity, Evaluation Methods
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Oakland, Thomas; Wechsler, Solange Muglia – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2016
This article provides guidelines for an entry-level course that prepares psychology students and practitioners to acquire entry-level skills, abilities, knowledge, and attitudes important to the individual assessment of intellectual abilities of children and youth. The article reviews prominent international, regional, and national policies,…
Descriptors: Guidelines, Intelligence Tests, School Psychology, School Psychologists
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Sánchez-Escobedo, Pedro; Esquivel-Ancona, Fayne; Hollingworth, Liz – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2016
The purpose of this article is to describe the history, current practices, and future directions in intellectual assessment of children and youth in Mexico. Differences and similarities with the United States are explored through the analysis of theoretical perspectives, practices, and policies. A summarized history of intellectual assessment is…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Children, Intelligence Tests, Neuropsychology
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Wechsler, Solange Muglia; de Cassia Nakano, Tatiana – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2016
The history of cognitive assessment in Brazil is described through evolutionary movements or waves, when tests were just imported and translated from other countries, criticized, and later evaluated in laboratories on test construction founded at private and state universities. The presence of high standards for test use place Brazil at the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Children, Youth, Cognitive Measurement
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Basu, Jayanti – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2016
Intelligence testing was one of the earliest interests of psychologists in India. Adaptation of Western intelligence tests has been a focus of psychologists in the first half of the last century. Indigenous development of intelligence tests has been attempted, but diversity of language and culture, complexity of school systems, and infrastructural…
Descriptors: Intelligence Tests, Foreign Countries, School Psychology, Test Interpretation