Assessment

Publications and Research

This technical report from NIEER researchers on the Early Learning Scale offers information on the use and reliability of the instrument and on the validity of the data.

In this study, the authors examined the psychometric properties and criterion validity of a newly developed
battery of tasks that were designed to assess executive function (EF) abilities in early childhood.

This article shares the results of a statewide survey of 391 child care center directors focusing on their preschool program standards.

The capacity and quality of non-Abbott child care centers, Head Start programs, and school district preschool programs across New Jersey are assessed in this study by NIEER.

Presentation by NIEER Research Professor Shannon Ayers and Co-director Ellen Frede on the Early Learning Scale and the importance of learning through play.

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