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Woods, Isaac L., Jr.; Floyd, Randy G.; Singh, Leah J.; Layton, Haley K.; Norfolk, Philip A.; Farmer, Ryan L. – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2019
Labels for scores stemming from intelligence tests have been employed since their inception in the United States. The purpose of this study was to systematically identify and document score labels for IQs used during the past 102 years. Using pairs of reviewers, score labels from 40 tests were reviewed, and 61 unique labels were identified.…
Descriptors: Intelligence Tests, Scores, Intelligence Quotient, Labeling (of Persons)
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Miles, Sandra; Fulbrook, Paul; Mainwaring-Mägi, Debra – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2018
Universal screening of very early school-age children (age 4-7 years) is important for early identification of learning problems that may require enhanced learning opportunity. In this context, use of standardized instruments is critical to obtain valid, reliable, and comparable assessment outcomes. A wide variety of standardized instruments is…
Descriptors: Standardized Tests, Screening Tests, Young Children, Usability
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Benson, Nicholas F.; Kranzler, John H. – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2018
This study further examined the Gifted Rating Scales (GRS) at the internal and external stages of test validation by (a) testing structural fidelity as indicated by the number of factors supported as well as the correspondence of the latent factor structure with the scoring model proposed by the authors and (b) examining the external relations of…
Descriptors: Construct Validity, Rating Scales, Academically Gifted, Preschool Children
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Valler, Emilee C.; Burko, Jordan A.; Pfeiffer, Steven I.; Branagan, Alexandra M. – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2017
The conceptualization of giftedness continues to be a widely debated topic within the field. Recently, there has been a shift from a psychometric view of giftedness to inclusion of conative and contextual factors. How one defines and conceptualizes "gifted" drives assessment and identification practices. Conceptualization also guides the…
Descriptors: Gifted, Authors, Mixed Methods Research, Children
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Oakland, Thomas; Douglas, Sara; Kane, Harrison – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2016
This article provides a 24-year update on the 10 standardized tests used most frequently with children and youth by school psychologists. Data were acquired from 64 countries through an international survey, with one respondent from each country. The informants were solicited due to their expertise in the area of assessment. The data from the…
Descriptors: Standardized Tests, School Psychologists, Followup Studies, International Assessment
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Syeda, Maisha M.; Climie, Emma A. – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2014
The "Wechsler Preschool and Primary Scale of Intelligence-Fourth Edition" (WPPSI-IV; Wechsler, 2012a, 2012b) is a comprehensive clinical tool, intended for assessing cognitive functioning among children aged 2 years 6 months through 7 years 7 months. Published by Pearson, the WPPSI-IV is an individually administered tool, to be used by…
Descriptors: Intelligence Tests, Preschool Children, Young Children, Scoring
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Pierson, Eric E.; Kilmer, Lydia M.; Rothlisberg, Barbara A.; McIntosh, David E. – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2012
Schools often administer brief intelligence tests as the first step in the identification of students who are cognitively gifted. However, brief measures are often used without consideration of underlying constructs or the psychometric properties of the measures and without regard to the links between screening decisions and educational…
Descriptors: Intelligence, Gifted, Intelligence Tests, Identification
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Zhou, Xiaobin; Zhu, Jianjun; Weiss, Lawrence G. – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2010
This study investigated the Wechsler Performance IQ (PIQ) or Perceptual Reasoning Index (PRI)/ Perceptual Organization Index (POI) change over time and its relation to ability levels. PIQ or PRI/ POI was analyzed because of the known sensitivity of nonverbal scales to the Flynn effect. Scores were analyzed using two methods. First, analysis of…
Descriptors: Intelligence Quotient, Intelligence Tests, Age Differences, Change
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Petscher, Yaacov; Li, Huijun – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2008
The Gifted Rating Scales-School Form (GRS-S) has been validated in several countries; however, no study has examined the rater invariance of this measure. The present study built on previous validity studies and examined configural and metric invariance between parent and teacher raters using the Chinese version of the GRS-S Teacher and Parent…
Descriptors: Gifted, Testing, Validity, Factor Structure