9780138884963

Using Observation in Early Childhood Education

  • ISBN 13:

    9780138884963

  • ISBN 10:

    013888496X

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 06/23/2003
  • Publisher: Pearson

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Summary

Written by a prolific, well-respected author, this book teaches how to observe, document, and assess children's development and progress--emphasizing how powerful ethical, responsible observation can be in a teacher's professional life. Focusing on observations as an intrinsic part of authentic assessment, the author advocates a protective, respectful attitude toward it. Provides an overview of various informal and formal observation and assessment strategies, as well as instruction in how to embed observation into the daily routine of the early childhood classroom. Explores ways to prevent problems, ways to solve problems, and ways to work cooperatively with parents. Included is coverage of the ethics of observation and the pros and cons of standardized testing as it relates to observation and assessment. For early childhood teachers.

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