Six Simple Ways to Assess Young Children

ISBN-10: 0766839257

ISBN-13: 9780766839250

Edition: 2002

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PERFECT FOR NEW AND SEASONED EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATORS! Educators of young children, who regard the most valid ways to evaluate growth and development of the children they teach, will benefit from this easy to read guidebook that offers assessment methods that can be expeditiously implemented into any program. Its principles and use of terminology are clearly presented, as the book represents the important role assessment plays in accountabilities of teaching children. Specific instruction is also given on creating portfolios, what they should look like, and how they facilitate teaching. Perforated pages of samples, developmental checklists, instructional forms are included in the appendices for easy reference and use.
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List price: $79.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 7/17/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 168
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Assessment--The Art of Making It Simple
An Introduction
Definition of Assessment
What Should I Assess?
Developmental Milestones
Why Assess Young Children?
How Should Young Children Be Assessed?
Six Methods of Assessment
Developmental Checklists
Teacher Talk
Understanding Developmental Checklists
Parent Interviews
Teacher Talk
Teacher Talk
Samples of Self-Portraits
Scribbling, Writing, and Drawing Samples
Teacher Talk
Scribbling Samples
Audio (or Video) Tapes
Teacher Talk
Anecdotal Records
Pulling It All Together
Now What?
Pulling It All Together--A Final Narrative Summary
How Many Types of Assessment Should I Use?
Developmental Checklists
Scribbling, Drawing, and Writing Samples
Anecdotal Records
Portfolios as a Way to Save Student Work
The Working Portfolio
Children with Special Needs and Portfolios
How Will This Portfolio Help Me Teach?
Developmental Checklists
Understanding Developmental Checklists
Developmental Checklist: 0-12 Months
Developmental Checklist: 12-24 Months
Developmental Checklist: 24-36 Months
Developmental Checklist: 3-Year-Olds
Developmental Checklist: 4-Year-Olds
Developmental Checklist: 5-Year-Olds
Developmental Checklist: 6-8-Year-Olds
Parent Interview Forms
Beginning of the Year
Middle of the Year
Sample Anecdotal Records
Sample Anecdotes
Sample Narrative Summaries
Fictional Narrative Summary
Blank Narrative Summary
References and Additional Readings
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