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National scales of differential learning behaviors among American children and adolescents.
- P. McDermott
Contextually-relevant validation of peer play constructs with African American head start children: Penn interactive peer play scale
The purpose of this investigation was to evaluate the construct and concurrent validity of a modified version of the Penn Interactive Peer Play Scale (PIPPS), a teacher-rating instrument of… Expand
National Standardization of Uniform Multisituational Measures of Child and Adolescent Behavior Pathology.
- P. McDermott
- 1 December 1993
This article presents the design, nationwide standardization, and validation of the Adjustment Scales for Children and Adolescents (ASCA), a device that bases psychopathology on pervasiveness of… Expand
Investigation of Dimensions of Social-Emotional Classroom Behavior and School Readiness for Low-Income Urban Preschool Children
- J. Fantuzzo, Rebecca J. Bulotsky-Shearer, P. McDermott, C. McWayne, D. Frye, S. Perlman
- 1 March 2007
Abstact The present study identified higher order relationships among teacher assessments of approaches to learning and emotional and behavioral adjustment constructs for low-income urban preschool… Expand
Distinctions Without a Difference
This study employed observed factor index scores as well as latent ability constructs from the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children—Fourth Edition (WISC-IV; Wechsler, 2003) in estimating reading… Expand
Preschool peer interactions and readiness to learn: Relationships between classroom peer play and learning behaviors and conduct.
Promoting young children's readiness to learn is a national priority. This mandate is clearly stated within the first of our National Education Goals, which reads that all American children will… Expand
Treatment-related symptom clusters in breast cancer: a secondary analysis.
- H. Kim, A. Barsevick, L. Tulman, P. McDermott
- Journal of pain and symptom management
- 1 November 2008
This study investigated treatment-related symptom clusters and the influence of selected demographic/clinical variables on symptom clustering in breast cancer patients across a treatment trajectory.… Expand
Preschool Approaches to Learning and Their Relationship to Other Relevant Classroom Competencies for Low-Income Children.
Preschool competency in context: an investigation of the unique contribution of child competencies to early academic success.
The present concurrent study combined developmental and ecological considerations to examine the unique contribution of multiple preschool competencies to an indicator of early academic success.… Expand
Development and validation of the Preschool Learning Behaviors Scale.
This article presents the design, national standardization, and validation of the Preschool Learning Behaviors Scale (McDermott, Green, Francis, & Stott, 2000). A normative sample (N = 100) of 3- to… Expand