ERIC Number: ED056086
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1971-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Assessing the Attitudes of Young Children Toward School.
This paper presents an overview of the state of the art in attitude assessment of young children toward school and school-related activities. The focus is on preschool children, aged four, through second grade children. Various problems of attitude assessment are presented and techniques of attitude measurement such as (1) teacher ratings, (2) rating children under simulated conditions, (3) pupil's self-report and (4) non-reactive unobtrusive measures are discussed. (CK)
Descriptors: Attitude Measures, Classroom Observation Techniques, Evaluation Methods, Grade 1, Grade 2, Preschool Children, Preschool Education, Preschool Evaluation, Preschool Tests, Primary Education, Rating Scales, School Attitudes, Student Adjustment, Student Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes, Testing, Testing Problems
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Child Development (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Educational Testing Service, Princeton, NJ.