Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||Dorothy Flapan and Peter B. Neubauer.|
|Contributions||Neubauer, Peter B., joint author.|
|LC Classifications||RJ503.5 .F57|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vi, 151 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||151|
|LC Control Number||74006946|
About the Book. The debate surrounding testing and accountability in early childhood education continues, but one thing is universally agreed upon: effective observation and assessment of young children’s learning are critical to supporting their development. RESOURCE GUIDE 3: ASSESSING YOUNG CHILDREN’S DEVELOPMENT Resource Guide 3 is one of six ECD Resource Guides from the CRS-SCORE ECD curriculum. The six series are: 1. Approaches to Early Childhood Programs 2. Introduction to Early Childhood Development 3. Assessing Young Children’s Development 4. Quality Early Childhood Environments for File Size: 1MB. Learning Stories as an assessment practice was developed for the Te Whariki bicultural curriculum (later revised in ); the development of narrative assessment is told in the Sage book, Assessment in Early Childhood Settings: Learning Stories, and further developed in the Sage book Learning Stories: Constructing Learner. What Assessment Means to Early Childhood Educators by Angela NotariSyverson and Angela Losardo Two-year-old Sean nature of child development and focus on the interrelationships among devel-opmental domains of behavior. For keeping a list of books read with the child, making telephone calls to teachers, or sending photographs and.
Purposes of Assessment in Early Childhood. Assessment can be defined as the gathering of information in order to make informed instructional decisions (Snow and van Hemel ), and this is its key purpose in early childhood ment has several important purposes, including informing how teachers plan learning experiences, identifying areas of learning and development . developmental progress or helping early childhood practitioners plan to meet the individual needs of children; whereas screenings are used only to monitor whether children are at risk for delays in their growth and development. Assessment measures young children’s. performance over time. rather than attempting to. Assessing Young Children 3 Assessment is also challenging during early childhood because a child’s development is rapid, uneven, episodic, and highly influenced by the environment (Shepard, Kagan, and Wurtz, ). A developing child exhibits periods of both rapid growth and frequent rest. Children develop in four domains––physical. The intended use of the Early Childhood Program Self-Assessment tools is to assist LEAs in evaluating their early childhood programs in order to make program adjustments to meet the needs of all students. What It Is What It Is Not • A means of internal reflection and eval-uation of current practices • A voluntary method to identify areas of.
Written from a developmental perspective, Assessment in Early Childhood Education provides current and future teachers alike with a comprehensive overview of all aspects of early childhood assessment, including the different possibilities available ― far more than standardized tests ― and how to use them most effectively for the benefit of the children in their s: Early Childhood Assessment: Implementing Effective Practice 2 landscape for educational assessment, NAEYC and the NAECS/SDE jointly drafted a position statement entitled Early Childhood Curriculum, Assessment, and Program Evaluation. Key assessment recommendations and indicators of effectiveness from this document are included in Appendix B. 3. Includes unique chapters on play, observation of parent-child and teacher-child interactions, and dynamic assessment; Early Childhood Assessment is a valuable tool for professionals and students who are concerned about the richness and complexity of children's development within their families and s: 5. Early childhood assessment is a tool used to gather and provide educators, parents, and families with critical information about a child’s development and growth. In Massachusetts, licensed early childhood programs are now required to include a child assessment component in their programs.