Haggai Kupermintz

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This paper examines the validity of measures of teacher effectiveness from the Tennessee Value Added Assessment System (TVAAS). Specifically, we consider the following claims regarding teacher effects: that they adequately capture teachers' unique contributions to student learning; that they reflect adequate standards of excellence for comparing teachers;(More)
The links between social information processing (SIP) and social behavior in preschool are well documented. However, the antecedents of SIP in that age group are less clear. A number of influential theoretical models suggest that a major contributor to SIP is the quality of the child's relationships with the parent. Therefore, we examined the links among(More)
The interrelationships of coping responses, self-control and trait anxiety in Israeli university students during the 1991 Gulf war were investigated. Respondents (35 male and 58 female students) responded to a battery of questionnaires at the end of the war to assess these variables. Their responses, which referred to the sealed room situation, were(More)
For many deaf and hard-of-hearing students, access to the general education curriculum is provided, in part, by using the services of an educational interpreter. Even with a highly qualified interpreter, full access to the content and social life in a hearing classroom can be challenging, and there are many aspects of the educational placement that can(More)
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