Measuring creativity and critical thinking in primary school

 
PIIS020595920011124-2-1
DOI10.31857/S020595920011124-2
Publication type Article
Status Published
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Occupation: Research assistant
Affiliation: National Research University Higher School of Economics, Institute of Education, Center for Psychometrics and Measurements in Education
Address: Moscow, Potapovskiy lane, 16, building 10
Occupation: Researcher
Affiliation: National Research University Higher School of Economics, Institute of Education, Center for Psychometrics and Measurements in Education
Address: Potapovskiy lane, 16, building 10
Occupation: Junior Researcher
Affiliation: National Research University Higher School of Economics, Institute of Education, Center for Psychometrics and Measurements in Education
Address: Potapovskiy lane, 16, building 10
Journal namePsikhologicheskii zhurnal
EditionVolume 41 Issue 6
Pages96-107
Abstract

The procedure for developing of a tool for evaluating creativity and critical thinking of primary school pupils performed in the logic of “systematic approach to the development of measuring tools” (Evidence-centered Design; ECD) is described in the article. The computerized test is a set of scenarios where the pupil in a playful way has to solve a problem from his/her everyday experience (to design a home aquarium, to invent a character for a fantastic story, etc.). Theoretical analysis of the measured constructs is given according to the ECD methodology, their structure is proposed, the developed scenarios as well as an empirical study (N = 909 fourth-grade students) are described. As a result, the validity of the developed tool including compliance with theoretical expectations about the structure of creativity and critical thinking in early school age has been confirmed.

KeywordsEvidence-centered Design, validation of measurement tools, primary school
Received11.09.2020
Publication date27.11.2020
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