My Class Inventory Short Form (MCI-SF)

The My Class Inventory-Short form, adapted from the longer form version of the My Class Inventory contains 25 yes or no questions written at a low reading level suitable for children. The MCI-SF asks respondents about their perceptions of five different dimensions of their actual classroom environment: Satisfaction, Friction, Competitiveness, Difficulty (with classroom work) and Cohesiveness.

Content

Category
Sub-Category
Domains
Relationships, Safety
Grades
3rd Grade,
4th Grade,
5th Grade,
6th Grade
Respondent
Student,
Teacher

Administration Information

Length
<15 minutes

Access and Use

Price
Free
Open Access
Yes

Psychometrics

Scoring
Manual scoring
Psychometric References

Sink, C. A., & Spencer, L. R. (2005). My Class Inventory-Short Form as an accountability tool for elementary school counselors to measure classroom climate. Professional School Counseling, 9(1), 37-48. https://doi.org/10.1177/2156759X0500900112

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