The BRIGANCE Head Start Screens III is a developmental screening tool that allows educators to assess children's readiness for kindergarten and identify delays or giftedness. The tool is offered for two age ranges: 0-2 years and 3-5 years. The Head Start Screens III is aligned with and correlated to the Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework. The tool can be administered in less than 15 minutes per child, in both English and Spanish.
Number Sense, Spatial Sense, Counting, Number Properties and Operations, Representation, Additional Topics, Risk Indicator
An estimated duration of each subtest is not provided.
BRIGANCE Head Start Complete Assessment Kit III for Early Head Start or Head Start (Includes: Screens III manual, 60 assorted data sheets, Screens III technical manual, IED III Inventory, 20 IED III record books, testing accessories, durable canvas tote): $529.00; Head Start Screens III Online Management System 1 Year License: $4 per student
Free on demand training videos available
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Instrument Use in Peer-Reviewed Studies
Resources on Psychometric Properties
Mantzicopoulos, P. Y. (2000). Can the Brigance K & 1 Screen Detect Cognitive/Academic Giftedness When Used with Preschoolers from Economically Disadvantaged Backgrounds? Roeper Review, 22(3), 185–191.