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Harrell-Williams, Leigh M.; Lovett, Jennifer N.; Lee, Hollylynne S.; Pierce, Rebecca L.; Lesser, Lawrence M.; Sorto, M. Alejandra – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2019
Recently adopted state standards for middle grades and high school mathematics content have an increased emphasis on statistical topics. With this change, teacher education programs may need to adapt how they prepare preservice secondary mathematics teachers (PSMTs) to teach statistics and require measures related to statistics teaching to assess…
Descriptors: Program Validation, Scores, Secondary Education, Preservice Teachers
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King, Kathleen R.; Reschly, Amy L. – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2014
The purpose of this study was to evaluate and compare two behavior screening instruments--the Behavioral and Emotional Screening System and the Behavior Screening Checklist. The sample consisted of 492 elementary school children from the southeastern United States. The psychometric properties of the screening instruments were evaluated in terms of…
Descriptors: Screening Tests, Behavior, Comparative Analysis, Predictive Validity
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Mehta, Vandhana; Hull, Darrell M. – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2013
The present study was used to examine the structural construct validity of the Professional Development Profile of the LoTi Digital-Age Survey, a measure of teacher instructional practices with technology in the classroom. Teacher responses ("N" = 2,840) from across the United States were used to assess factor structure of the instrument…
Descriptors: Construct Validity, Test Validity, Test Construction, Educational Technology
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Kim, Sangwon; Orpinas, Pamela; Martin, Roy; Horne, Arthur M.; Sullivan, Terri N.; Hall, Daniel B. – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2010
This study examined a typology of adaptive and maladaptive behaviors of 2,552 ethnically diverse early adolescents who attended sixth grade in public schools and lived in disadvantaged communities. Behavioral adjustment of adolescents was measured by teacher ratings using the Behavior Assessment System for Children (BASC). Although typologies of…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Early Adolescents, Classification, Grade 6
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Henry, Gary T.; Mashburn, Andrew J.; Konold, Timothy – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2007
High-stakes testing may potentially influence young children's attitudes toward school and learning. This study describes the development and evaluation of child and teacher versions of a measure called Children's Attitudes Toward School (CATS). Exploratory factor analyses of responses by 335 first graders and 130 first-grade teachers each…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, School Attitudes, Attitude Measures, Grade 1
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Webb, Mi-Young Lee; Schwanenflugel, Paula J.; Kim, Seock-Ho – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2004
The purpose of this study was to determine the psychometric characteristics of a phonological awareness assessment for prekindergarten children using Messick's (1989) framework for unitary construct validity. Upon entry into prekindergarten, children were given rhyme discrimination, syllable segmentation, initial phoneme isolation, and phoneme…
Descriptors: Age, Phonemes, Phonology, Preschool Education