ERIC Number: ED059274
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1966-Apr
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Stanford-Binet, PPVT, and Low-Income Preschoolers: New Pitfalls for Old Tests.
Cline, Marvin G.
To reemphasize the dangers inherent in the misuse of testing instruments, a study of language and cognitive development in poverty preschoolers investigated 1) whether the interpretation of Peabody scores could be applied to this population, and 2) the contribution of the linguistic form of the Peabody to performance. (MS)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Age Differences, Anxiety, Black Students, Cognitive Development, Disadvantaged Youth, Educational Problems, Language Acquisition, Language Skills, Low Income, Measurement Instruments, Norm Referenced Tests, Poverty, Preschool Children, Primary Education, Program Evaluation, Receptive Language, Self Concept, Sex Differences, Speech Communication, Testing Problems
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Authoring Institution: Howard Univ., Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Peabody Picture Vocabulary Test; Stanford Binet Intelligence Scale