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Presented at the 21st Annual Research Conference
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Session Number: 2000 Room: Salon E & F
Presenting: Matthew Underwood; Paul Thomlinson
All Authors for this paper: Matthew Underwood; Paul Thomlinson; Sandra D'Angelo
Presentation Type: poster presentation
Synopsis: Is school readiness among kindergartners better predicted by social and emotional skills or academic skills? This study of 121 Head Start students indicates that, although both are important, total protective factor scores from the Devereux Early Childhood Assessment explain more variance (49%) in teacher-rated school readiness than do academic skills (16%) as measured by the Developmental Indicators for the Assessment of Learning–Third Edition (DIAL-3).
Date: Monday, February 25, 2008
Session Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM