This lesson discusses the purpose of childhood assessments, as well as challenges associated with assessing young children. It also provides information on effective techniques and uses of assessment.
RECALL a working definition of childhood assessment.
IDENTIFY purposes and benefits of accurate childhood assessments.
RECALL challenges associated with assessing young children.
RECALL pitfalls of using standardized tests to assess early childhood development.
IDENTIFY alternate early childhood assessment methods and techniques.
RECALL methods and techniques for retaining and organizing data.
IDENTIFY types of development measured by appropriate childhood assessment methods and techniques.
IDENTIFY effective uses of early childhood assessment.