Documenting Children's Behaviors



This lesson discusses the importance of documenting children’s behaviors. It also discusses methods of observing and recording behaviors, identifies appropriate tools and techniques, and explains analysis and interpretation of observations.


IDENTIFY benefits of documenting children’s behavior.

RECALL activities associated with documenting behavior.

IDENTIFY applicable observation and recording methods.

RECALL information that should and should not be included when recording observations.

RECALL measurements beneficial to analysis and interpretation of early childhood behavior.