ech400 | undergraduate
Assessment And Evaluation In Early Childhood
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Issues and Trends in Early Childhood Assessment
- Identify the legal and ethical aspects of assessment in early childhood.
- Analyze how historical, social, and cultural aspects of assessment have had an impact on current issues and trends in early childhood assessment.
Assessment Tools and Approaches in Early Childhood Education
- Implement a range of assessment tools and approaches for gathering, documenting, interpreting, and analyzing assessment results in early childhood education.
- Identify how to interpret observations and reflect on their significance in an early childhood setting.
- Analyze the characteristics of assessment tools and approaches that are developmentally, culturally, and linguistically effective for the early childhood environment.
Early Childhood Assessment Partnerships
- Identify the significance of creating early childhood assessment partnerships with families, community, and other professionals.
- Analyze methods for positively communicating with families, community, and other professionals when reporting early childhood assessment results.
Uses of Assessment in Early Childhood
- Examine how to use assessment results to make developmentally-effective modifications to the learning environment.
- Analyze the use of assessment results to plan developmentally-effective instructional strategies and activities.
Role of Assessment in Early Childhood
- Identify key elements of assessment in an early childhood learning environment.
- Identify key terminology used in early childhood assessment.
- Identify the goals, benefits, and uses of assessment in an early childhood setting.
- Analyze the role of assessment in the early childhood classroom as it relates to designing and implementing effective programs and practices.
- Analyze how developmentally-effective assessment positively influences early childhood development and learning.
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