Education Test 1

EDUCATION 12

Education

Test1

PartI. Description

  1. Title of the test – Preschool-Wide Evaluation Tool™ (PreSET™), Research Edition

  2. Acronym used – PreSET

  3. Authors – Steed, Elizabeth A.&nbspPomerleau, Tina M.&nbspHorner, Robert H.

  4. Publisher – Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co., Inc., P.O. Box 10624, Baltimore, MD, 21285-0624, www.brookespublishing.com&nbsp.

  5. Year of publication – 2012

  6. Intended grade/ age level of use – Early Childhood

  7. Intended purpose – It is formulated to examine the implementation of early childhood program, especially on behavior intervention and support.

  1. Test category – Education

  2. Description of test components – Manual and CD-ROM

PartII. Mental Measurements Yearbook (or Tests in Print)

  1. Date and yearbook number for the review you are using – 2014 19

  2. of test review – The materials in the PreSET are elaborately prepared with detailed and informative information to examine the implementation of the PW-PBIS system of behavior management within early childhood settings. The authors note that the success of the model will require adequate materials, administrator support, and planning (Steed, Pomerleau, &amp Horner, 2012).

PartIII. Publisher’s Website

  1. What is the publisher’s website for this test (Give the exact website for the specific test, not the general website that may be listed in MMY –

http://www.brookespublishing.com/resource-center/screening-and-assessment/preset/

  1. Give a brief overview of pricing – 99.95 dollars per CD-ROM that includes all necessary printable forms, including 50 dollars per manual that contains 125 pages.

  2. From the publisher’s website, what are some distinguishing characteristics of this test? Why choose this test in comparison to similar tests? If comparable tests are listed, what are they?

Thepublisher’s website offer detailed information about the test underreview. The test is significant to a learner as it is instrumental inunderstanding the approaches to behavioral interventions andadministration support (Steed, Pomerleau, &amp Horner, 2012).

PartIV. Evaluation

ThePreSET is a vital to aid in measuring the execution fidelity ofPW-PBIS in early childhood programs. Designed for educationaladministrators, the model offers great assistance to the institutionsimplementing behavior intervention strategies. It is easy to use andrequires little administration time (Steed,Pomerleau, &amp Horner, 2012).

Test2

PartI. Description

  1. Title of the test – Barkley Functional Impairment Scale

  2. Acronym used – BFIS

  3. Author – Barkley, Russell A.

  4. Publisher – Guilford Publications, Inc., 72 Spring Street, New York, NY, 10012, [email protected], www.guilford.com&nbsp.

  5. Year of publication – 2011

  6. Intended grade/ age level of use – Ages 18-89

  7. Intended purpose – It is a self-report evaluation that is applied for clinical functions mainly in assessing the extent of practical impairment for vulnerable adults.

  8. Test category – Behavior Assessment

  9. Description of test components – Forms

PartII. Mental Measurements Yearbook (or Tests in Print)

  1. Date and yearbook number for the review you’re using – 2014 19

  2. of test review – The BFIS is a 15-domain self-report instrument, which examines the functional impairments for various psychosocial domains. The tool is used for the adults i.e. individuals aged between 18 and 89 years. The domains include home-family, work, social friends, marriage, driving, money management, and sexual relations, among others. Its administration is done individually and has four forms. The long form takes between 5 and 7 minutes while the quick screen takes between 3 and 5 minutes (Barkley, 2011).

PartIII. Publisher’s Website

  1. What is the publisher’s website for this test (Give the exact website for the specific test, not the general website that may be listed in MMY? – http://www.guilford.com/books/Barkley-Functional-Impairment-Scale-BFIS-for-Adults/Russell-Barkley/9781609182199

  2. Give a brief overview of pricing – costs for administrator’s manual, test booklets, answer sheets, and scoring (if available). – 149 dollars per manual, including all forms and score sheets, including permission to photocopy (Barkley, 2011).

  3. From the publisher’s website, what are some distinguishing characteristics of this test? Why choose this test in comparison to similar tests? If comparable tests are listed, what are they?

Thetest highlighted offers important information about the assessment onthe clinical challenges facing adults with critical reference on thebehavior assessment. The comparable tests available on the websiteinclude the behavior assessment for kids.

PartIV. Evaluation

TheBFIS has important functions such as helping the identification ofthe client needs and development of treatment plans. Its targetpopulation are identified that the adults are exposed to greaterrisks that are likely to affect their life functioning. While it isnot the sole determinant of impairment, it has essential input inmeeting the listed functions (Barkley, 2011).

Test3

PartI. Description

  1. Title of the test – Assessment of Classroom Environments

  2. Acronym used – ACE

  3. Authors – Soares, Louise M.&nbspSoares, Anthony T.

  4. Publisher – Castle Consultants, Address (N/A), http://www.walthopkins.com

  5. Year of publication – 2000-2008

  6. Intended grade/ age level of use – Teachers

  7. Intended purpose – The tool helps in identifying the tutors’ preferences in the creating a classroom environment by using leadership, guidance and integrated models.

  8. Test category – Education

  9. Description of test components – Manual

PartII. Mental Measurements Yearbook (or Tests in Print)

  1. Date and yearbook number for the review you’re using – 2010 18

  2. of test review – ACE looks at three models that have 8 scales each to help in examining the teachers’ preferences when establishing a classroom environment. The three models are leadership, guidance, and integration. The tool’s administration is conducted in groups with no stipulated timeframe. The checklists are done through the input from the teachers, peers, students and supervisors (Soares &amp Soares, 2008).

PartIII. Publisher’s Website

  1. What is the publisher’s website for this test (Give the exact website for the specific test, not the general website that may be listed in MMY.

https://www.walthopkins.com/sites/default/files/publications/2012/7/presentation-2008-13-classroom-assessment-environment.com

  1. Give a brief overview of pricing –

  • Costs for administrator’s manual, test booklets, answer sheets and scoring (if available).

  • $ 50 for every 25 Self-Attribution forms

  • $ 50 for every 25 Self-Reflection forms

  • $50 for every 25 Observation Checklist-General forms

  • $50 for every 25 Observation Checklist-Peer forms

  • $50 for every 25 Observation Checklist-Student forms

  • $50 for every 25 Observation Checklist-Supervisor forms

  • $50 for every 25 Ideal Checklist forms

  • $50 for every 25 Comparative forms

  • $40 for each test manual 34 pages

  • $40 for each scoring/profiling per scale

  • $40 for each analysis report (Soares &amp Soares, 2008).

  1. From the publisher’s website, what are some distinguishing characteristics of this test? Why choose this test in comparison to similar tests? If comparable tests are listed, what are they?

Thetest in the publisher’s website informs the reader about thesignificance of creating an enviable classroom environment. Theinformation shows information about prices for the various forms ofguidance tools, including answer sheets that are not provided inother tests. There is no information about comparable tests (Soares&amp Soares, 2008).

PartIV. Evaluation

ACEis an important that identifies the relationship between the learninginstructions and the neural functioning among the students while atthe same time examining the three main models in the teaching styles.The teachers and students are aware that complement educationattainment. The model identifies that both the educators and schoolmanagements further embrace schemes that targets to strengthenacademic programs through pedagogies such as service learning amongothers (Soares &amp Soares, 2008).

Test4

PartI. Description

  1. Title of the test – Early Language &amp Literacy Classroom Observation Tool, K-3, Research Edition

  2. Acronym used – ELLCO K-3

  3. Authors – Smith, Miriam W.&nbspBrady, Joanne P.&nbspClark-Chiarelli, Nancy

  4. Publisher – Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co., Inc., P.O. Box 10624, Baltimore, MD, 21285-0624, www.brookespublishing.com.

  5. Year of publication – 2008

  6. Intended grade/ age level of use – Kindergarten through third-grade classrooms

  7. Intended purpose – The tool helps in evaluating the importance of the classroom atmosphere alongside the educators’ practices in enhancing language and literacy instruction.

  8. Test category – Education

  9. Description of test components – Books, Reading, Writing and Classroom Structure

PartII. Mental Measurements Yearbook (or Tests in Print)

  1. Date and yearbook number for the review you’re using – 2014 19

  2. of test review – ELLCO K-3 tool is essential designed to see the learners through from kindergarten to the third-grade. The tool has seven components that review both the classroom environment and tutors’ practices in passing the learning instructions (Smith, Brady, &amp Anastasopoulos, 2012).

PartIII. Publisher’s Website

  1. What is the publisher’s website for this test (Give the exact website for the specific test, not the general website that may be listed in MMY. http://www.brookespublishing.com/resource-center/screening-and-assessment/ellco/

  2. Give a brief overview of pricing – costs for administrator’s manual, test booklets, answer sheets, and scoring (if available). – 30 dollars per user`s guide (100 pages) 30 dollars per 5 observation tools (Smith, Brady, &amp Anastasopoulos, 2012).

  3. From the publisher’s website, what are some distinguishing characteristics of this test? Why choose this test in comparison to similar tests? If comparable tests are listed, what are they?

Thetests provide an assessment throughout the student’s academiccareer for the kids. The test was chosen as it is easy to use for thejunior students. The comparable test in the publisher’s websiteinclude ELLCOPre-K-3 tool.

PartIV. Evaluation

Themodel advocates for an inductive approach where the curriculum beginswith specifics then moving to the general design. The approach isdifferent from the deductive approach that starts with the generaldesign then later moving to the specifics. I agree that the teachingpractices and classroom environment are essential to ensure that thelearners acquire the required skills, knowledge, and learninginstructions (Smith, Brady, &amp Anastasopoulos, 2012).

Test5

PartI. Description

  1. Title of the test – Classroom Assessment Scoring System

  2. Acronym used – CLASS

  3. Authors – Pianta, Robert C.&nbspLa Paro, Karen M.&nbspHamre, Bridget K.

  4. Publisher – Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co., Inc., P.O. Box 10624, Baltimore, MD, 21285-0624, www.brookespublishing.com

  5. Year of publication – 2008-2009

  6. Intended grade/ age level of use – Preschool through third-grade students

  7. Intended purpose – The tool is used to examine the quality of the classroom work in preschool through third-grade classrooms.

  8. Test category – Education

  9. Description of test components – Manual and Test Booklets

PartII. Mental Measurements Yearbook (or Tests in Print)

  1. Date and yearbook number for the review you’re using – 2014 19

  2. of test review – The CLASS tool is purely observation system that is prepared for the educational administrators. The review of the tool shows that the system is essential to ascertain the quality of the classroom training from pre-school all the way to third-grade classrooms. It has 10 dimension scores and 3 composite domain scores (Pianta, La Paro, &amp Hamre, 2009).

PartIII. Publisher’s Website

  1. What is the publisher’s website for this test (Give the exact website for the specific test, not the general website that may be listed in MMY. http://www.brookespublishing.com/resource-center/screening-and-assessment/class/

  2. Give a brief overview of pricing – costs for administrator’s manual, test booklets, answer sheets, and scoring (if available). – 49.95 dollars per CLASS Manual Pre-K with Dimensions Overview (108 pages) 49.95 dollars per CLASS Manual K-3 with Dimensions Overview (112 pages) 28 dollars per 10 CLASS Pre-K and K-3 forms (Pianta, La Paro, &amp Hamre, 2009).

  3. From the publisher’s website, what are some distinguishing characteristics of this test? Why choose this test in comparison to similar tests? If comparable tests are listed, what are they?

Thesystem provided in the website allows the educational administratorsto examine competencies of the learners at any given point frompreschool to third-grade.The comparable test is the CLASS Pre-K tool (Pianta,La Paro, &amp Hamre, 2009).

PartIV. Evaluation

Themodel proposes that the educational objectives should guide thecurriculum development of learning instructions for lower gradelearners.The collective evaluations are imperative to study the accomplishmentof the class sessions. The perspective of creating instructionalpractices has facilitated acquisition of skills and proficiency morevaluable, interesting and efficient. The approach generallyencompasses the evaluation of the current circumstances, the desireof the students and the targeted results from the learninginstructions provided (Pianta, La Paro, &amp Hamre, 2009).

References

Barkley,R. A. (2011). BarkleyFunctional Impairment Scale.MentalMeasurements Yearbook.

Pianta,R. C., La Paro, K. M., &amp Hamre, B. K. (2009). ClassroomAssessment Scoring System.

Smith,M. W., Brady, J. P., &amp Anastasopoulos, L. (2012). Early Language&amp Literacy Classroom Observation Tool, Pre-K.

Soares,L. M., &amp Soares, A. T. (2008). Assessmentof Classroom Environments.Measurements Yearbook with Tests.

Steed,E. A., Pomerleau, T. M., &amp Horner, R. H. (2012). Preschool-WideEvaluation Tool™ (PreSET™).