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This tool represents “the respondent’s report of his/her ability to make sound decisions and judgments” (p.13, http://www.nationalservice.gov/pdf/national_evaluation_youthcorps_technicalappendices.pdf).This tool measures perceptions, not behaviors.This to ...

This scale measures the level of tolerance that children/youth have for differences described as "a measure of comfort and acceptance of ethic and cultural diversity in people who are different than oneself” http://forumfyi.org/files/Connecticut%20Assessi ...

This tool was developed by Child Trends for the Templeton Foundation, as part of the Flourishing Children Project. It includes nine items that measure social competence in teenagers. Social Competence in adolescence is defined as a set of positive social ...

This questionnaire is used to measure self-regulation of teens, but it has a set of questions specifically tested for measuring long-term regulation (like goal-setting). Long-term regulation items are: 3, 4, 12, 15, 20, 23, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, an ...

This scale measures the level of tolerance that children/youth have for differences described as "a measure of comfort and acceptance of ethic and cultural diversity in people who are different than oneself” http://forumfyi.org/files/Connecticut%20Assessi ...

This scale measures the level of tolerance that children/youth have for differences described as "a measure of comfort and acceptance of ethic and cultural diversity in people who are different than oneself” http://forumfyi.org/files/Connecticut%20Assessi ...

This tool “represents the respondent’s opinions about the importance and desirability of relationships between people who do not share the same cultural and/or ethnic background” (p. 14, http://www.nationalservice.gov/pdf/national_evaluation_youthcorps_te ...

This is a self-report for children in grades 3-8.  It is designed to be administered over time to observe progress in the extent to which children demonstrate skills in perspective-taking ,communication, group membership, and conflict resolution.For examp ...

This tool measures “perceived ability to engage in civic action” (p. 4).This tool was tested on 1,924 youth in grades 7 through 12, but most of the participating youth were in grades 11 and 12.  The participating youth were ages 12-18 years in 88 social s ...

This tool represents respondent’s ability to “critically analyze political messages” (p. 4).This tool was tested on 1,924 youth in grades 7 through 12, but most of the participating youth were in grades 11 and 12.  The participating youth were ages 12-18 ...

The survey is based on Lerner’s 5 Cs.  It measures the extent to which youth use critical thinking skills in their decision-making. 

This tool “represents the respondent’s opinion about the feasibility of starting a grassroots effort to meet a range of community needs, such as starting an after-school program or organizing a park cleanup program” (p. 13, http://www.nationalservice.gov/ ...

This tool “represents the respondent’s opinion about the feasibility of working with local or state government to meet a range of community needs, such as fixing a pothole or getting an issue on a statewide ballot” (p. 13, http://www.nationalservice.gov/p ...

This tool provides a way to assess adolescents’ interest in politics by assessing their political communications with others (p. 22).This tool was tested on 1,924 youth in grades 7 through 12, but most of the participating youth were in grades 11 and 12.  ...

This tool measures youths' ability to “express their political voice” (p. 4) and “alternative ways of expressing political voice” (p. 12).This tool was tested on 1,924 youth in grades 7 through 12, but most of the participating youth were in grades 11 and ...

This tool measures youths' ability to “express their political voice” (p. 4) and “alternative ways of expressing political voice” (p. 12).This tool was tested on 1,924 youth in grades 7 through 12, but most of the participating youth were in grades 11 and ...