ERIC Number: EJ629997
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: 0
Standardized Entrance Assessment in Kindergarten: A Qualitative Analysis of the Experiences of Teachers, Administrators, and Parents.
Dever, Martha T.; Barta, James J.
Journal of Research in Childhood Education, v15 n2 p220-33 Spr-Sum 2001
This qualitative study examined experiences of teachers, parents, and administrators related to standardized kindergarten entrance assessment to identify strengths and weaknesses of standardized testing in kindergarten. Strengths emerging from the data included consistency of information with core curriculum, and the time and opportunity to begin parent-teacher dialogue. Weaknesses included the narrow scope of the information obtained. (Author/KB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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