ERIC Number: ED483528
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Oct-22
What is Ready to Learn? Systems Accountability & Policy Development Issue Brief. Issue 04-4.
Oregon Department of Education
The focus of this brief is on the value of using the construct of ?Ready to Learn? as an Oregon benchmark and as an agency key performance measure. Oregon takes a high-level look at its young children every 2 years using the Kindergarten Readiness Survey. Kindergarten teachers use a variety of measures to collect information to rate their children?s development. Six Developmental Dimensions are the indicators of school readiness: Physical Well-Being; Language Use; Approach to Learning; Cognition and General Knowledge; Motor Development and Social/Emotional Development. Demographic variables of interest include the following: gender, ethnicity, English as a second language, and preschool history.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: Kindergarten
Authoring Institution: Oregon State Dept. of Education, Salem.