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Title:  Early Childhood Longitudinal Study, Birth Cohort (ECLS-B) Preschool--Kindergarten 2007 Psychometric Report
Description: This methodology report documents the design, development, and psychometric characteristics of the assessment instruments used in the preschool and kindergarten waves of the ECLS-B. The assessment instruments measure children's cognitive development in early reading and mathematics, socioemotional functioning, fine and gross motor skills, and physical development (height, weight, middle upper arm circumference, and head circumference). The report also includes information about indirect assessments of the children through questions asked of parents, early care and education providers, and teachers.
Online Availability:
Cover Date: April 2010
Web Release: April 16, 2010
Publication #: NCES 2010009
Center/Program: NCES
Authors: Michelle Najarian, Educational Testing Service and Kyle Snow, Jean Lennon, and Susan Kinsey, RTI International
Type of Product: Technical/Methodological Report
Survey/Program Areas: Early Childhood Longitudinal Study (ECLS)
Questions: For questions about the content of this Technical/Methodological Report, please contact:
Gail M. Mulligan.