LINKing Authentic Assessment and Early Childhood Intervention Best Measures for Best Practices, Second Edition

ISBN-10: 1598570471

ISBN-13: 9781598570472

Edition: 2nd 2010

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How can early childhood professionals make informed decisions while selecting assessment materials that meet recommended practices? Use the NEW edition of this essential reference, the only book with professional ratings and reviews of 80 authentic, widely used assessment tools for children birth¿8. Completely revamped and even more user-friendly than its popular first edition, this must-have guide provides ratings of the qualities of assessment materials based on: 1) ¿consumer reports¿ and ratings from a survey of more than 1,000 professionals; 2) detailed reviews from a panel of assessment experts; and 3) ratings drawn from the authors¿ own extensive expertise. Now with NEW features that make the ratings and reviews even more specific and useful, this book helps early childhood professionals evaluate how each assessment tool measures up to 8 critical standards: acceptability, authenticity, collaboration, evidence, multifactors, sensitivity, universality, and utility. Readers can easily compare assessment tools, with At a Glance snapshots of good-quality measures and more in-depth Close-Ups of the top-rated assessments; determine which assessments best meet specific needs of both program and child; and link realistic, authentic assessments with effective interventions. A key text for courses on assessment and the go-to guide for every early childhood program, this invaluable book will help professionals ensure high-quality services for children with and without disabilities. Professionals will have clear and concise guidance they need to choose appropriate assessment tools that link to their programs, help design interventions that meet children¿s individual needs, and give all young children the start in life they deserve.
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Book details

List price: $49.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Brookes Publishing
Publication date: 9/28/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 400
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.826
Language: English

About the Authors
Authentic Assessment and Early Intervention in Context
Why Are Changes Needed in Early Childhood Measurement?
What Is Authentic Assessment?
What Are the Professional Standards for Developmentally Appropriate Assessment in Early Childhood Intervention?
How Can Professionals Apply the Best Measures for Best Practices?
What Are "Forecasts" of Promising Practices in Authentic Assessment?
Professional Standards and the LINK Social Validity Study
Alphabetical Listing of 87 Assessment Measures Included in the Initial Review
Combined LINK Indexes
Other Features
ABLLS“-R: The Assessment of Basic Language and Learning Skills-Revised
Adaptive Behavior Assessment System-Second Edition (ABAS-II)
Ages & Stages Questionnaires“, Third Edition (ASQ-3�): A Parent-Completed Child Monitoring System
Ages & Stages Questionnaires“: Social-Emotional (ASQ:SE): A Parent-Completed, Child-Monitoring System for Social-Emotional Behaviors
Assessment, Evaluation, and Programming System for Infants and Children (AEPS“), Second Edition
Autism Screening Instrument for Educational Planning-Third Edition (ASIEP-3)
Basic School Skills Inventory-Third Edition (BSSI-3)
Behavior Assessment System for Children, Second Edition (BASC�-2)
Behavior Rating Inventory of Executive Function“-Preschool Version (BRIEF“-P)
Behavioral Characteristics Progression (BCP)
BRIGANCE“ Inventory of Early Development-II (IED-II)
Callier-Azusa Scale G-Edition
The Carolina Curriculum for Infants and Toddlers with Special Needs, Third Edition (CCITSN), and The Carolina Curriculum for Preschoolers with Special Needs, Second Edition (CCPSN)
Communication and Symbolic Behavior Scales� (CSBS�), Normed Edition
The Creative Curriculum“ Developmental Continuum for Infants, Toddlers & Twos and The Creative Curriculum“ Developmental Continuum for Ages 3-5
Desired Results Developmental Profile access (DRDP access)
Desired Results Developmental Profile-Infant/Toddler Instrument (DRDP-R, IT) and Desired Results Developmental Profile-Preschool Instrument (DRDP-R, PS)
Developmental Assessment for Students with Severe Disabilities-Second Edition (DASH-2)
Developmental Observation Checklist System (DOCS)
Developmental Profile 3 (DP-3)
Developmental Programming for Infants and Young Children: Volume 2. Early Intervention Developmental Profile-Revised Edition
Devereux Early Childhood Assessment for Infants and Toddlers (DECA-I/T) and The Devereux Early Childhood Assessment (DECA)
The Early Learning Accomplishment Profile� (E-LAP�)
Every Move Counts: Sensory-Based Communication Techniques
FACTER: Functional Assessment and Curriculum for Teaching Everyday Routines
The Functional Emotional Assessment Scale (FEAS) for Infancy and Early Childhood
The Galileo Pre-K Online System for the Electronic Management of Learning
HELP“-the Hawaii Early Learning Profile“
HighScope Child Observation Record (COR)
Humanics National Infant-Toddler Assessment and Humanics National Preschool Assessment
Infant Toddler Social-Emotional Assessment� (ITSEA�)
Infant-Toddler and Family Instrument (ITFI)
Infant-Toddler Developmental Assessment (IDA)
INSITE Developmental Checklist: Assessment of Developmental Skills for Young Multidisabled Sensory Impaired Children
Inventory for Client and Agency Planning� (ICAP�)
Kent Inventory of Developmental Skills (KIDS)
Life Skills Progression� (LSP�): An Outcome and Intervention Planning Instrument for Use with Families at Risk
New Portage Guide Birth to Six
The Oregon Project for Preschool Children who are Blind or Visually Impaired, 6th edition (The OR Project)
The Ounce Scale
Partners in Play: Assessing Infants and Toddlers in Natural Contexts
The Pediatric Evaluation of Disability Inventory (PEDI�)
Preschool and Kindergarten Behavior Scales-Second Edition (PKBS-2)
Scales of Independent Behavior-Revised� (SIB-R�)
The SCERTS“ Model: A Comprehensive Educational Approach for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders
School Function Assessment (SFA)
SKI-HI Language Development Scale, 2nd Edition
Social Skills Improvement System Rating Scales (SSIS� Rating Scales)
Temperament and Atypical Behavior Scale (TABS): Early Childhood Indicators of Developmental Dysfunction
Transdisciplinary Play-Based Assessment, Second Edition (TPBA2), and Transdisciplinary Play-Based Intervention, Second Edition (TPBI2)
Vineland Adaptive Behavior Scales, Second Edition (Vineland�-II)
Vineland Social Emotional Early Childhood Scales (Vineland� SEEC)
Vulpe Assessment Battery-Revised: Developmental Assessment • Performance Analysis • Individualized Programming for the Atypical Child
The Work Sampling System“
NAEYC Position Statement
DEC Positive Outcomes Position Statement
LINK Consumer Social Validity Survey Form
Where We Stand on Curriculum, Assessment, and Program Evaluation: NAEYC and NAECS/SDE
Author Index
Subject Index
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