Teacher tolerance of risk in play scale (T-TRiPS): evaluating the psychometric properties of a new measure
A small amount of risk is a natural component of play that provides children with developmental benefits, increasing: competencies, autonomy and self-efficacy. The purpose of this study is to examine validity and reliability of data produced with a new instrument, Teacher Tolerance of Risk in Play Scale (T-TRiPS). T-TRiPS, a 25-item instrument, was administered to 99 teachers of children with disabilities, aged 4-12. Rasch analysis was used to analyze data. Findings support strong evidence for unidimensionality of the construct: positive point measure correlations, goodness-of-fit statistics in ...
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