Assessment in Early Childhood Education
For Early Childhood Assessment and Early Childhood Tests and Measurement courses.This user-friendly core text discusses assessment in terms that are understandable for pre-service and in-service teachers. Its strong coverage of traditional assessment vehicles is apparent in its comprehensive treatment of standardized tests. Non-traditional vehicles are also thoroughly examined in several chapters on informal evaluation methods. The approach of this edition supports the development of an assessment system that includes both traditional and authentic assessment strategies in a comprehensive plan.
- Paperback | 282 pages
- 191 x 234.7 x 15.5mm | 458.14g
- 28 Aug 2001
- Pearson Education (US)
- United States
- 3rd edition
Table of contents
I. INTRODUCTION TO ASSESSMENT IN EARLY CHILDHOOD. 1. An Overview of Assessment in Early Childhood Education. 2. How Infants and Young Children Should Be Assessed. II. STANDARDIZED TESTS. 3. Standardized Tests: How They Are Used, Designed, and Selected. 4. Standardized Tests: Using and Reporting Standardized Test Results. III. INFORMAL ASSESSMENTS. 5. Informal Assessments: Observation. 6. Informal Assessments: Checklists, Rating Scales, and Rubrics. 7. Informal Assessments: Teacher-Designed Strategies. 8. Informal Assessments: Performance-Based Strategies. IV. USING ASSESSMENT SYSTEMS. 9. Assessment Systems: Portfolio Assessment. 10. Assessment Systems: Communicating with Parents.