Week by Week : Plans for Observing and Recording Young Children

ISBN-10: 0766810542

ISBN-13: 9780766810549

Edition: 2nd 2001

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Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Cengage Delmar Learning
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 448
Size: 8.49" wide x 10.90" long x 0.68" tall
Weight: 2.046
Language: English

Prefacep. ix
Acknowledgmentsp. x
Introduction: Getting Startedp. 1
The Whys of Observingp. 1
Portfoliosp. 7
Week by Week Planp. 9
Topics in Observation: The Ecological View of the Childp. 12
Now You Can Get Startedp. 15
A Word about Confidentialityp. 16
Using the Class List Log to Look at Separation and School Adjustmentp. 18
Using the Class List Logp. 18
Topics in Observation: Why Not Use a Diary or Daily Journal?p. 21
Using the Reflective Journalp. 23
Looking at Separation and School Adjustmentp. 25
Helping All Children with Separation and School Adjustmentp. 35
Helping Professionals for Separation and School Adjustment Concernsp. 36
Other Methodsp. 36
Plan Ap. 37
Plan Bp. 38
Plan Cp. 38
Using Anecdotal Recordings to Look at Self-Carep. 40
Using the Anecdotal Recordingp. 40
Looking at Self-Care Skillsp. 45
Topics in Observation: Using All Our Sensesp. 47
Helping All Children with Self-Care Skillsp. 57
Helping Professionals for Self-Care Skillsp. 57
Other Methodsp. 57
Plan Ap. 58
Plan Bp. 59
Plan Cp. 60
Using Checklists to Look at Physical Developmentp. 62
Using the Checklistp. 62
Topics in Observation: Your Frame of Referencep. 66
Looking at Growth and Developmentp. 68
Helping All Children with Physical Developmentp. 79
Helping Professionals for Physical Development Concernsp. 79
Other Methodsp. 79
Plan Ap. 79
Plan Bp. 80
Plan Cp. 81
Using Running Records to Look at Social Developmentp. 83
Using Running Recordsp. 83
Looking at Social Developmentp. 88
Topics in Observation: "The Stew"p. 89
Helping All Children with Social Developmentp. 98
Helping Professionals for Social Development Concernsp. 98
Other Methodsp. 99
Plan Ap. 99
Plan Bp. 100
Plan Cp. 101
Using Frequency Counts to Look at Emotional Developmentp. 103
Using Frequency Countsp. 103
Looking at Emotional Developmentp. 107
Helping All Children with Emotional Developmentp. 118
Helping Professionals for Emotional Concernsp. 118
Other Methodsp. 118
Topics in Observation: The Assessment and Curriculum Braidp. 119
Plan Ap. 122
Plan Bp. 123
Plan Cp. 124
Using Conversations to Listen to Language and Speechp. 126
Using Conversations as an Observation Methodp. 126
Listening to Language and Speechp. 131
Helping All Children with Language Developmentp. 138
Topics in Observation: Diversityp. 139
Helping Professionals for Speech and Language Concernsp. 140
Other Methodsp. 141
Plan Ap. 141
Plan Bp. 143
Plan Cp. 144
Using Time Samples to Look at Attention Spanp. 146
Using Time Samplesp. 146
Looking at Cognitive Developmentp. 151
Topics in Observation: Measuring Cognitive Development--Why Not Test?p. 158
Helping All Children with Attention Spanp. 161
Helping Professionals for Attention Concernsp. 162
Other Methodsp. 162
Plan Ap. 163
Plan Bp. 164
Plan Cp. 165
Using Cognitive Task Experiments to Look at Cognitive Developmentp. 167
Using Cognitive Task Experiments and Assessmentsp. 167
Looking at Cognitive Development: Math and Sciencep. 169
Topics in Observation: "Real" Curriculump. 179
Helping All Children with Cognitive Developmentp. 180
Helping Professionals for Cognitive Concernsp. 181
Other Methodsp. 181
Plan Ap. 182
Plan Bp. 182
Plan Cp. 183
Plan Dp. 184
Using Rating Scales to Look at Literacyp. 186
Using the Rating Scalep. 186
Looking at Literacyp. 190
Helping All Children with Literacyp. 205
Topics in Observation: Books in the Sandboxp. 207
Helping Professionals for Literacy Concernsp. 208
Other Methodsp. 208
Plan Ap. 209
Plan Bp. 210
Plan Cp. 211
Using Work Samples to Look at Creativityp. 213
Using Work Samples to Observe a Child's Developmentp. 213
Looking at Children's Creative Developmentp. 219
Helping All Children with Creativityp. 230
Helping Professionals for Creative Artsp. 230
Other Methodsp. 230
Topics in Observation: Responding to Children's Workp. 231
Plan Ap. 233
Plan Bp. 234
Plan Cp. 235
Using Technology to Look at Sociodramatic Playp. 237
Using Technology as Documentationp. 237
Topics in Observation: Protecting the Rights of the Childp. 242
Looking at Dramatic Playp. 243
Helping All Children with Sociodramatic Playp. 250
Helping Professionals for Play Concernsp. 251
Other Methodsp. 251
Plan Ap. 252
Plan Bp. 253
Plan Cp. 254
Using Documentation for Child Abuse Suspicions and Looking at Self-Conceptp. 256
Using Documentation for Child Abuse Suspicionsp. 256
Diversity and Child Abusep. 261
Topics in Observation: Dealing with Families Suspected of Child Maltreatmentp. 263
Self-Concept and Self-Esteemp. 264
Helping All Children with Self-Esteemp. 272
Helping Professionals for Child Abuse and Self-Esteem Concernsp. 273
Other Methodsp. 273
Plan Ap. 274
Plan Bp. 275
Plan Cp. 276
Using Program Assessments to Look at Children in Groupsp. 278
Assessing Early Childhood Programsp. 278
Topics in Observation: Assessing the Environment--Pointing Back at Youp. 284
Looking at the Adjustment of the Child to the Programp. 285
Helping All Children in Group Settingsp. 294
Helping Professionals for Program Evaluation and Supportp. 295
Other Methodsp. 295
Plan Ap. 296
Plan Bp. 297
Plan Cp. 297
Plan Dp. 298
Using the Portfolio to Conference with Families and Looking at the Child's Interactions with Adultsp. 300
Communication between Home and Schoolp. 300
Using the Portfolio to Conference with Familiesp. 301
Daily Contactsp. 302
Looking at the Child's Interactions with Adultsp. 316
Topics in Observation: Does the Week-by-Week Plan Meet NAEYC Guidelines for Assessment?p. 319
Helping All Children through Home and School Communicationsp. 322
Helping Professionals for Home and School Communicationsp. 323
Other Methodsp. 323
Plan Ap. 323
Plan Bp. 324
Plan Cp. 324
Plan Dp. 325
Using the Yearly Plan to Observe and Record Children's Developmentp. 327
Week by Week: An Observation Plan for Portfolio Buildingp. 331
Weeks 15 through 40: Plans for the Weekp. 335
Summary of Plans by Developmental Areasp. 367
Observation Formsp. 371
Weeks 15 through 40: Reflective Journalp. 391
Glossaryp. 419
Indexp. 423
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