Kindergarten Behavior Rating as a Predictor of First-Grade Achievement

Wells, M. Gawain; Peterson, George V.
June 1978
Journal of Learning Disabilities;Jun/Jul1978, Vol. 11 Issue 6
Academic Journal
Evaluates the Kindergarten Teachers' Checklist for Screening of Potential Learning Problems (KTC) as a screening technique for identifying kindergarten children who will experience academic difficulties or learning disability-related problems in the first grade. Comparison of children with poor and good KTC ratings; Reliability and validity of KTC.


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