On this week’s podcast, Megan Kuhfeld, a research scientist at NWEA, joins Mike Petrilli to discuss her recent, sobering findings about the reading and math skills of children entering kindergarten. On the Research Minute, Adam Tyner examines how “stereotype threat” affects the results of cognitive ability tests.
Amber’s Research Minute
Oren R. Shewach et al., “Stereotype threat effects in settings with features likely versus unlikely in operational test settings: A meta-analysis,” Journal of Applied Psychology (May 2019).
For more on NWEA’s research on kindergarten readiness skills, please see the following papers:
Megan Kuhfeld et al., “Trends in Children’s Academic Skills at School Entry: 2010–2017,” NWEA Collaborative for Student Growth (September 2019).
Megan Kuhfeld et al., “Trends in Children’s Academic Skills at School Entry: 2010 to 2017,” retrieved from Annenberg Institute at Brown University (September 2019).