Resources for Using Documentation and Assessment
Other Articles and Resources
Almy, M., & C. Genishi. 1979. Ways of Studying Children. Rev. ed. New York: Teachers College Press.
Bagnato, S.J. 2007. Authentic Assessment for Early Childhood Intervention: Best Practices. The Guilford School Practitioner series. New York: Guilford Press.
Barrueco, S., M. López, C. Ong, & P. Lozano. 2012. Assessing Spanish–English Bilingual Preschoolers: A Guide to Best Approaches and Measures. Baltimore: Brookes.
Brassard, M.R., & A.E. Boehm. 2008. Preschool Assessment: Principles and Practices. New York: Guilford Press.
Burrington, B., & S. Sortino. 2004. “In Our Real World: An Anatomy of Documentation.” In Next Steps Toward Teaching the Reggio Way: Accepting the Challenge to Change, ed. Joanne Hendrick. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson.
Cohen, D.H., V. Stern, N. Balaban, & N. Gropper. 2008. Observing and Recording the Behavior of Young Children. 5th ed. New York: Teachers College Press.
Epstein, A.S., L.J. Schweinhart, A. DeBruin-Parecki, & K.B. Robin. 2004. “Preschool Assessment: A Guide to Developing a Balanced Approach.” Issue 7. New Brunswick, NJ: NIEER (National Institute for Educational Research); Ypsilanti, MI: HighScope Educational Research Foundation.
Ernst, J.D. 2010. “Designing Environments to Facilitate Observation and Documentation.” Exchange 196: 74–76.
Fiore, L.B. 2012. Assessment of Young Children: A Collaborative Approach. New York: Routledge.
Green, S.K., & R.L. Johnson. 2009. Assessment Is Essential. New York: McGraw-Hill.
Grisham-Brown, J., & K. Pretti-Frontczak. 2011. Assessing Young Children in Inclusive Settings. Baltimore: Brookes.
Gronlund, G., & M. James. 2013. Focused Observations: How to Observe Young Children for Assessment and Curriculum Planning. 2nd ed. St. Paul: Redleaf Press.
Gronlund,G., & B. Engel. 2002. Focused Portfolios: A Complete Assessment for the Young Child. St. Paul: Redleaf Press.
Guernsey, L., & S. Ochshorn. 2011. Watching Teachers Work: Using Observation Tools to Promote Effective Teaching in the Early Years and Early Grades. Policy report. Washington, DC: New America Foundation.
Gullo, D.F. 2004. Understanding Assessment and Evaluation in Early Childhood Education. New York: Teachers College Press.
Guss, S.S., D.J. Norris, D.M. Horm, L.A. Monroe, & V. Wolfe. 2013. “Lessons Learned About Data Utilization From Classroom Observations.” Early Education and Development 24 (1): 4–18.
HHS (US Department of Health and Human Services). 2011. The Head Start Parent, Family, and Community Engagement Framework: Promoting Family Engagement and School Readiness From Prenatal to Age 8. Washington, DC: HHS.
Jarrett, M.H., B.C. Browne, & C.M. Wallin. 2006. “Using Portfolio Assessment to Document Developmental Progress of Infants and Toddlers.” Young Exceptional Children 10 (1): 22–32.
Kritikos, E.P., P.L. LeDosquet, & M. Melton. 2011. Foundations of Assessment in Early Childhood Special Education. New York: Pearson.
Kroeger, J., & T. Cardy. 2006. “Documentation: A Hard to Reach Place.” Early Childhood Education Journal 33 (6): 389–98.
Losardo, A., & A. Syverson. 2011. Alternative Approaches to Assessing Young Children. 2nd ed. Baltimore: Brookes.
Meisels, S. 2010. Using Observational Assessment to Evaluate Young Children’s Learning: The Technical Quality of the Work Sampling System. Chicago, IL: Erikson Institute.
McAfee, O., & D. J. Leong. 2010. Assessing and Guiding Young Children’s Development and Learning. 5th ed. New York: Pearson.
McLachlan, C., M. Fleer, & S. Edwards. 2013. Early Childhood Curriculum: Planning, Assessment, and Implementation. New York: Cambridge University Press.
McLean, M., M. Wolery, D.B. Bailey, Jr. 2004. Assessing Infants and Preschoolers With Special Needs. 3rd ed. New York: Pearson.
Mindes, G. 2011. Assessing Young Children. 4th ed. New York: Pearson.
Moreno, A.J., & M.M. Klute. 2011. “Infant-Toddler Teachers Can Successfully Employ Authentic Assessment: The ‘Learning Through Relating’ System.” Early Childhood Research Quarterly 26 (4): 484–96.
NRC (National Research Council). 2008. Early Childhood Assessment: Why, What, and How. Committee on Developmental Outcomes and Assessments for Young Children; Board on Children, Youth, and Families, & Board on Testing and Assessment, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education. Washington, DC: National Academies Press.
Pentimonti, J.M., T.A. Zucker, L.M. Justice, Y. Petscher, S.B. Piasta, & J.N. Kaderavek. 2012. “A Standardized Tool for Assessing the Quality of Classroom-Based Shared Reading: Systematic Assessment of Book Reading (SABR).” Early Childhood Research Quarterly 27 (3): 512–28.
Popham, W., J. 2013. Classroom Assessment: What Teachers Need to Know. 7th ed. New York: Pearson.
Puckett, M.B., & J.K. Black. 2008. Meaningful Assessments of the Young Child: Celebrating Development and Learning. 3rd ed. New York: Pearson.
Reisman, M. 2011. “Learning Stories: Assessment Through Play.” Exchange 198: 90–93.
Rhodes, R.L., S.H. Ochoa, & S.O. Ortiz. 2005. Assessing Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students: A Practical Guide. New York: Guilford Press.
Seitz, H., & C. Bartholomew. 2008. “Powerful Portfolios for Young Children.” Early Childhood Education Journal 36 (1): 63–8.
Turner, T., & D. Wilson. 2010. “Reflections on Documentation: A Discussion With Thought Leaders From Reggio Emilia.” Theory Into Practice 49 (1): 5–13.
Weiss, H.B., Lopez, M.E., & D.R. Stark. 2010. “Breaking New Ground: Data Systems Transform Family Engagement in Education.” Harvard Family Research Project. Family Involvement Network of Educators (FINE) Newsletter 2 (3).
Wien, C.A., V. Guyevsky, & N.Berdoussis. 2011. “Learning to Document in Reggio-Inspired Education.” Early Childhood Research & Practice 13 (2).
Wortham, S. C. 2011. Assessment in Early Education. 6th ed. New York: Pearson.
Wright, R.J. 2009. Multifaceted Assessment for Early Childhood Education. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.