Basics of Assessment: A Primer for Early Childhood Professionals

Author(s): 
Oralie McAfee, Deborah J. Leong, & Elena Bodrova
Item #: 257
ISBN: 
978-1-928896-18-0
# of Pages: 
112
Subject: Assessment
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Assessment of children's abilities and knowledge, their approaches to learning, and their strengths, needs, and interests is expected in most early childhood programs. However, many early childhood educators are unsure of how to assess young children's development and learning. This reader-friendly book will help increase understanding of child assessment, including its specialized and often confusing vocabulary. Focusing on children's development and learning, the authors provide an overview of basic assessment concepts. Speaking a shared language of assessment will help early childhood professionals communicate better with other teachers, specialists, administrators, and families.