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Blumen, Sheyla – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2016
The history of intellectual assessment with children and youth in Peru is presented from the foundation of scientific psychology in Peru until now. Current practices are affected by the multicultural ethnolinguistic diversity of the country, the quality of the different training programs, as well as by Peruvian regulations for becoming an academic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Intelligence Tests, Student Diversity, Evaluation Methods
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Oakland, Thomas; Wechsler, Solange Muglia – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2016
This article provides guidelines for an entry-level course that prepares psychology students and practitioners to acquire entry-level skills, abilities, knowledge, and attitudes important to the individual assessment of intellectual abilities of children and youth. The article reviews prominent international, regional, and national policies,…
Descriptors: Guidelines, Intelligence Tests, School Psychology, School Psychologists
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Miller, Daniel C. – School Psychology Forum, 2015
The Woodcock-Johnson-Fourth edition (WJ IV; Schrank, McGrew, & Mather, 2014a) and the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children-Fifth edition (WISC-V; Wechsler, 2014) are two of the major tests of cognitive abilities used in school psychology. The complete WJ IV battery includes the Woodcock-Johnson IV Tests of Cognitive Abilities (Schrank,…
Descriptors: Cognitive Ability, Cognitive Tests, Children, Intelligence Tests
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Flanagan, Rosemary – Psychology in the Schools, 1995
The K-ABC is discussed in relation to the Wechsler Intelligence Scale (WISC-R) as a second measure of cognitive ability for children of various linguistic backgrounds who are conversational in English but have difficulty with written English. The K-ABC illustrated that the children had higher cognitive ability than was measured by the WISC-R; this…
Descriptors: Children, Cognitive Measurement, Cognitive Tests, English (Second Language)