ERIC Number: ED318542
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
The Use of the Gesell Screen in the Placement of Young Children: A Research Review.
Beryl Buck Inst. for Education, San Rafael, CA.
This research review summarizes the current research literature regarding Gesell screening. It also explores the controversy over whether developmentally unready children should be held out of kindergarten, retained at the end of the kindergarten year, or placed in pre-kindergarten or pre-first grade classes. A seven-page bibliography on developmental screening and retention is included. (PCB)
Descriptors: Admission (School), Early Childhood Education, Grade Repetition, Individual Development, School Readiness, Screening Tests, Student Placement, Transitional Programs, Young Children
Beryl Buck Institute for Education, P.O. Box 4950, San Rafael, CA 94903 (free).
Publication Type: Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Teachers; Parents; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Beryl Buck Inst. for Education, San Rafael, CA.