Assessment

Publications and Research

NIEER Research Professor Shannon Riley-Ayers presented at the San Antonio Association for the Education of Young Children (SAAEYC) on the question policymakers should ask regarding formative assessment. Dr. Riley-Ayers also discussed the Early Learning Scale, an assessment tool developed by NIEER and The Center: Resources for Teaching & Learning in conjunction with Lakeshore Learning.

NIEER Director Dr. Steven Barnett was a panelist at the National Summit on Hispanic Early Learning, hosted by the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics, on September 18, 2013 at Miami-Dade College. 

This study demonstrates the merits of evaluating a newly developed battery of executive function tasks, designed for use in early childhood, from the perspective of item response theory (IRT).

This report presents the results from the second year of NIEER’s evaluation of Acelero students’ learning in language and general conceptual knowledge and early math skills.

Arkansas’ state-funded preschool program has been found to have positive effects on children’s receptive vocabulary, math, and literacy.

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