Observation / Assessment of Young Children
- 3 Credits
Discover ways to utilize authentic and appropriate assessment tools used to assess the development of young children using observation. The purposes of assessment include:(1) making sound decisions about teaching and learning, (2) identifying significant concerns that may require focused intervention for individual students, and (3) helping programs improve their educational and developmental interventions. Experience and apply assessment strategies and systems in the early childhood classroom. Explore tools and specific activities that apply the principles of state and national documents directly to classroom practice in child-centered and engaging methods.