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Beck, Frances Wi; And Others – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 1985
The Peabody Picture Vocabulary Test Revised (PPVT-R) and the Comprehensive Tests of Basic Skills (CTBS) (reading, mathematics, and language subtests) were administered to 61 elementary school students in semi-rural Louisiana. Moderate positive correlations were found between PPVT-R scores and all CTBS subtests except mathematics computation. (GDC)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement Tests, Basic Skills, Comparative Testing
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Zimmerman, Irla Lee; Steiner, Violette G. – 1970
The results of the administration of the Preschool Language Scale to two succeeding classes of Head Start children (N 174) in a large, heterogeneous school district are reported. The scale is an individually administered instrument divided into receptive and expressive language areas. All children were administered the Preschool Language Scale,…
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Language Acquisition, Language Tests, Listening Comprehension
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DI LORENZO, LOUIS T.; SALTER, RUTH – 1967
PREKINDERGARTENS IN 8 NEW YORK STATE SCHOOL SYSTEMS WERE EVALUATED TO FIND OUT IF THE CHILDREN INVOLVED SHOWED INCREASED CAPACITY TO LEARN, AND IMPROVEMENT IN LANGUAGE AND COGNITIVE SKILLS. 1010 DISADVANTAGED AND 225 NONDISADVANTAGED SUBJECTS WERE RANDOMLY ASSIGNED TO EXPERIMENTAL AND CONTROL GROUPS AND PRE- AND POST-TESTED WITH THE STANFORD-BINET…
Descriptors: Achievement Gains, Cognitive Development, Comparative Testing, Disadvantaged Youth
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Irvine, David J.; And Others – 1977
Approximately 6,500 children are enrolled per year in the New York State Experimental Prekindergarten Program (PreK). In 1975-76 a longitudinal study was begun to determine the program's impact on the development of children while enrolled in the program and in the primary grades. Samples from a population of 5,245 four-year-old prekindergarten…
Descriptors: Age Differences, Analysis of Covariance, Classroom Observation Techniques, Cognitive Development
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National Inst. of Child Health and Human Development (NIH), Bethesda, MD. – 1994
The National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) Study of Early Child Care is an ongoing, prospective, 3-year longitudinal study of over 1,300 full-term healthy infants and families from 10 sites across the United States. While the sample is not nationally representative, the subjects come from major regions of the country: the…
Descriptors: Child Behavior, Child Development, Data Collection, Day Care
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Zigler, Edward; And Others – Child Development, 1973
Most striking finding was the mean 10-point IQ incn programs which utilize the discovery of such IQ increases as evidence development
Descriptors: Disadvantaged Youth, Economically Disadvantaged, Intelligence Quotient, Intelligence Tests
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McCarthy, Karen A.; Steckler, Jane F. – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 1973
While the PPVT is widely used with both typical (i.e., regular classroom students) and atypical (i.e., special class students such as retardates or cerebral palsied) children, there is a dearth of reliability data available for the typical group. (Authors)
Descriptors: Grade 1, Intelligence Quotient, Test Reliability, Test Validity
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Durrett, Marry Ellen; Henman, James – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 1972
Descriptors: Correlation, Intelligence Tests, Preschool Children, Social Differences
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Richards, Herbert C. – Psychological Reports, 1973
Descriptors: Child Language, Disadvantaged Youth, Language Research, Preschool Children
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Fein, Greta G. – Developmental Psychology, 1973
A four choice discrimination problem was used to examine imitative behavior in children matched in mental age but differing in chronological age. The finding that older children imitated less than younger children is discussed in terms of socialization. (DP)
Descriptors: Age Differences, Cognitive Development, Discrimination Learning, Elementary School Students
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Sattler, Jerome M.; Anderson, Nancy E. – Journal of Special Education, 1973
Descriptors: Exceptional Child Research, Handicapped Children, Intelligence Tests, Test Validity
Taylor, Karl K. – Community College Frontiers, 1973
Presented a number of evaluative instruments to determine if remedial students had problems which prevented them from learning and to determine if they had learning disabilities which could not be overcome simply by increased interest in education or an improved attitude toward it. (Author/RK)
Descriptors: Auditory Tests, Community Colleges, Educational Attitudes, Educational Testing
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Vega, Manuel; Powell, Arnold – Journal of Negro Education, 1974
A study of children enrolled in a year-round preschool program for the "culturally disadvantaged" in Tampa, Florida revealed that children with defective vision performed more poorly on both the Peabody Picture Vocabulary Test and Metropolitan Readiness Test. (Author/JM)
Descriptors: Aptitude Tests, Preschool Children, Readiness, Reading Readiness
Jensen, Arthur – Times Educational Supplement (London), 1974
Author focused on differences between whites and negroes in the United States and more generally on racial variation in man. (Author/RK)
Descriptors: Diagrams, Genetics, Intelligence Differences, Intelligence Tests
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Raskin, Larry M.; And Others – Psychology in the Schools, 1974
The authors report on two studies showing that the Slosson Intelligence Test yields higher scores than the Peabody Picture Vocabulary Test for both nursery school and third-grade children, indicating that care should be taken when the SIT is used for intellectual screening. (Author)
Descriptors: Educational Research, Educational Testing, Elementary School Students, Intelligence Quotient
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