Now, in a study funded by the Brady Education Foundation, researchers are testing a culturally flexible tool that will support agency in classrooms so that more children will be offered dynamic and sophisticated learning experiences.
Natacha N. Jones, Amber T. Fowler, Jennifer Keys Adair
In this article, I discuss how learning to use authentic assessment strategies starts with learning to see and observe children in their environments and continues with a teacher’s evaluation and reflection.
In this article, we discuss the importance of professional vision, then describe the Video Analysis Framework we created to support its development through focused observation, identifying and disrupting bias, and more.
Miriam Packard, Carolyn Brennan, Gail E. Joseph, Katharine Emerson-Hoss
By encouraging teachers to recognize children as learners at any given moment, Learning Stories provide a way to document children’s strengths and improve instruction based on the interests, talents, and expertise of children and families.
With so many required assessments, it’s understandable why the word itself may bring up negative feelings for teachers. But understanding the different types of assessment and how you can use them to support your reflection and planning is important.
Celeste C. Bates, Stephanie Madison Schenck, Hayley J. Hoover
Over the past two decades, research on early childhood inclusion has enabled a greater understanding of how we can best support the learning needs of young children with identified disabilities in early childhood classrooms.