Basic School Skills Inventory-3: Validity and Reliability Study

F. Ülkü Yıldız, Aysel Çağdaş, Gökhan Kayılı


The purpose of this study is to perform the validity-reliability analysis of the three subtests of Basic School Skills Inventory 3 – Mathematics, Classroom Behavior and Daily Life skills – and do its adaptation for four to six year-old Turkish children. The sample of the study included 595 four to six year-old Turkish children attending public and private schools. The schools were selected from among the central towns of the province Konya based on random sampling method considering the social-economic conditions. For the reliability of the subtests of the Basic School Skills Inventory - that’s Mathematics, Classroom Behavior and Daily Life and Skills – analyses were made to determine the internal consistency (Cronbach’s Alpha), split-test reliability and test-retest reliability coefficient. The validity of the inventory was measured using construct, content and concurrent validity. The results showed that the Basic School Skills Inventory - Mathematics, Daily Life and Classroom Behavior Skills – was a reliable and valid instrument for Turkish children aged four to six years.

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Journal of Education and Training Studies  ISSN 2324-805X (Print)   ISSN 2324-8068 (Online)

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