C. Overview of the Subscales and Items of the ITERS-R

39 Items organized into 7 Subscales

Space and Furnishings

1. Indoor space

2. Furniture for routine care and play

3. Provision for relaxation and comfort

4. Room arrangement

5. Display for children

Personal Care Routines

6. Greeting/departing

7. Meals/snacks

8. Nap

9. Diapering/toileting

10. Health practices

11. Safety practices

Listening and Talking

12. Helping children understand language

13. Helping children use language

14. Using books

Activities

15. Fine motor

16. Active physical play

17. Art

18. Music and movement

19. Blocks

20. Dramatic play

21. Sand and water play

22. Nature/science

23. Use of TV, video, and/or computer

24. Promoting acceptance of diversity

Interaction

25. Supervision of play and learning

26. Peer interaction

27. Staff-child interaction

28. Discipline

Program Structure

29. Schedule

30. Free play

31. Group play activities

32. Provisions for children with disabilities

Parents and Staff

33. Provisions for parents

34. Provisions for personal needs of staff

35. Provisions for professional needs of staff

36. Staff interaction and cooperation

37. Staff continuity

38. Supervision and evaluation of staff

39. Opportunities for professional growth