ece207 | undergraduate
Assessment In Early Childhood Education
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Assessment Systems for Early Childhood
- Differentiate between assessment and testing.
- Explain the purposes of assessment in early childhood.
- Describe the foundational principles of an assessment system.
- Discuss the use of standardized tests in early childhood education, including psycho-educational screening.
- Describe the role of the early childhood teacher in standardized testing.
- Identify appropriate accommodations for standardized testing of children with special needs.
Using Assessment Data
- Apply technology to the analysis of assessment data.
- Discuss the use of documentation for planning differentiated instruction.
- Analyze use of assessment data to plan instruction.
- Apply the use of assessment data for making referrals to school and community resources.
- Analyze the types of differentiated and developmental assessments used with preschool and primary-grade children.
- Summarize guidelines for conducting developmentally-appropriate observations.
- Identify techniques for collecting, recording, compiling, and summarizing classroom and parent-child interaction assessment data.
- Explain how to ensure the validity and reliability of checklists, rating scales, and rubrics.
- Apply technology tools to the creation of classroom assessments.
Communicating Assessment Results to Families
- Develop strategies for communicating assessment results in parent conferences.
- Analyze the roles of families in screening and assessment.
- Describe how early childhood educators collaborate with parents to apply assessment data to educational interventions.
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