Research Connections is supported by grant #90YE0104 from the Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, Administration for Children and Families (OPRE), U.S. Department of . development program area to have a comprehensive scale that could be used by states or local agencies to determine compliance of child development programs with basic minimal requirements that ensure a child is in a safe and healthy environment” (Fiene, 1984.
the child (Adult Involvement Scale) (Howes, Phillips, & Whitebook, 1992; Howes & Stewart, 1987), the Peer Play Scale (Howes & Matheson, 1992) teacher engagement of the children, and children’s engagement with academic activities. Teacher engagement of the . assistance below directives on a scale of teacher verbalizations, the Howes' Adult Involvement Scale (Howes, 1990) suggests that this decision might be logical. The Howes' Adult Involvement Scale (described more fully below) asserts that when teachers interact with children for.
May 01, 2009 · The Adult Involvement Scale (Howes & Stewart, 1987) was scored during the same 20-minute intervals as the CLASS items. This 7-point scale assesses the level of interaction between the child being observed and the teacher or caregiver.Cited by: 78. Teacher Interaction. Within each 20-s interval the child's proximity to the adult was coded. The child was considered to be in proximity if he or she was within 3 feet of the adult. If the child was in proximity, teacher inter- action was rated on the adult involvement scale (Howes & Stewart, 1987).Cited by: 377.
This study examined the relationship between teachers' beliefs and intentions about the importance of teacher-child interactions. The participants were 71 early childhood teachers who had worked with children ages 3-5 for an average of 9 years (range 0-29). Roughly 35% of the teachers had majored in early childhood education, and 63% held at least a Child Development Associate (CDA) credential. The Child Caregiver Interaction Scale was created to assess the quality of child caregiver interaction. This scale was largely based upon the National Association for the Education of Young Children’s (NAEYC) Developmentally Appropriate Practice (DAP) position statements (Bredekamp and Copple,, 1997). These statements represent theCited by: 7.