play assessment

play assessment

The evaluation of the personal styles and interactions of children engaged in pleasurable activities, often to determine levels of development and functioning and to assess needs.
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To date, horizontal drilling results in the Utica have been very encouraging, with activity so far focused on targets within the wet gas window," said Andrew Byrne, director of energy equity research at IHS, and author of the IHS Herold Utica/Pleasant Point Shale Regional Play Assessment.
Despite the discovery of seven billion barrels of oil during the past five years, the majority of the known geological structures remain to be drilled, reports IHS in its IHS Herold Kurdistan Regional Play Assessment.
Inclusion criteria for the child participants were (a) a diagnosed disability based on school records; (b) age less than 60 months; (c) minimum mental age of 18 months as measured by the Mullen Scales of Early Learning (MSEL; Mullen, 1995), because children without disabilities begin to engage in pretend play behaviors at about 18 to 24 months (Belsky & Most, 198i; Fein, 1981); (d) consistent school attendance (80% for previous month based on teacher report); (e) ability to participate in a play activity with an adult for 8 min; and (f) less than eight different unprompted play behaviors and no unprompted symbolic behaviors during an adapted version of the Structured Play Assessment (SPA; Ungerer & Sigman, 1981).
The Play Assessment Questionnaire (PAQ) that was used in this study is an adaptation of the Play Assessment Scale (PAS) (Fewell, 1986).
Four different theoretical understandings of play are outlined, and the fundamentals of play assessment are broadly overviewed.
Play assessment as a procedure for examining cognitive, communication, and social skills in multihandicapped children.
Appendixes contain the teacher questionnaire and teacher checklists for listening skills and game play assessment.
The Fair Play Assessment figures for the Premier League before the split saw Dunfermline rising to the top of the table.
The SFA's Fair Play assessment, conducted by referee supervisors, judges clubs not just on red and yellow cards but also on positive play, respect towards players and officials and the behaviour of officials and fans.
The Rugby Park outfit have been confirmed as top of the Scottish Football Association's fair play assessment and now go into a draw with representatives of a dozen other nations, for one of two places available in next season's competition.
Despite the discovery of 7 billion barrels of oil the past five years, the majority of the known geological structures remain to be drilled, reports s IHS Herold Kurdistan Regional Play Assessment.