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ERIC Number: ED036577
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-Oct
Reference Count: 0
Test Prediction of School Success of Bilingual Hispanoamerican Children.
Philippus, M. J.
Thirty bilingual Hispanoamerican students between the ages of eight and thirteen were given verbal and non-verbal intelligence tests which were then correlated with overall school grade point average. Non-verbal tests resulted in higher correlations; the Raven Colored Progressive Matrices appeared to be the best predictor of school successes of these children. Following these results it was hypothesized that perceptual-motor skills were used by these children in some way to accomplish verbal activities. [Not available in hard copy due to marginal legibility of original document.] (JM)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Luke B. Hancock Foundation, Reno, NV.
Authoring Institution: Denver Dept. of Health and Hospitals, CO.
Identifiers: Raven Progressive Matrices