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Mattison, Amira; Raffaele Mendez, Linda M.; Dedrick, Robert; Dickinson, Sarah; Wingate, Emily; Hanks, Camille – Psychology in the Schools, 2018
Our goals in this study were to examine (a) the degree to which teacher perceptions of children's behavior in kindergarten (averaged across fall and spring for each child) predict retention by Grade 5 and (b) whether these relationships are moderated by student race, gender, or socioeconomic status (SES). Data from the Early Childhood Longitudinal…
Descriptors: Preschool Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Kindergarten, Predictor Variables
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Fontil, Laura; Petrakos, Hariclia Harriet – Psychology in the Schools, 2015
Transition to school for children with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) places demands on children, parents, and school settings. The unique experiences of parents from diverse backgrounds have not been studied extensively. This qualitative study explored the experiences of 5 Canadian and 5 immigrant families during the transition to school for…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Children
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Bulotsky-Shearer, Rebecca; Fantuzzo, John – Psychology in the Schools, 2004
A series of studies extended psychometric research on the Adjustment Scales for Preschool Intervention (ASPI). The ASPI is a multidimensional measure of preschool emotional and behavioral adjustment for use within formal early childhood educational programs. These studies used a multiple method, multisource approach to provide additional evidence…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Psychometrics, Intervention, Validity