A comparison of teachers' and school psychologists' perceptions of the importance of CHC abilities in the classroom

@inproceedings{Fiorello2009ACO,
  title={A comparison of teachers' and school psychologists' perceptions of the importance of CHC abilities in the classroom},
  author={Catherine A. Fiorello and S. Kenneth Thurman and Jennifer Leigh Zavertnik and Robert J. Sher and Schehera Coleman},
  year={2009}
}
The broad cognitive abilities defined by the Cattell–Horn–Carroll (CHC) theory have been shown to predict school achievement. However, the ecological validity of these constructs has not been studied in classroom settings. This study compares ratings by a sample of teachers (n = 53) and school psychologists (n = 86) of the importance of the CHC cognitive abilities in the classroom. The scale demonstrated adequate reliability (total scale α = .93, median α = .74), although evidence of construct… CONTINUE READING