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Other : observations, assessments and individualizations

This week’s readings include information about the four main purposes for assess

This week’s readings include information about the four main purposes for assessing young children, challenges associated with assessing young children, and some best practices.  Choose one of the methods (portfolios, teacher ratings or parent ratings) for assessing young children discussed in the article “Preschool Assessment: A Guide to Developing a Balanced Approach”.  Discuss what type of information this method of assessment provides us with. How do you think the information collected with this method can be used? Do you think this information would be valuable to you as a teacher?

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Other : observations, assessments and individualizations

This week’s readings include information about the four main purposes for assess

This week’s readings include information about the four main purposes for assessing young children, challenges associated with assessing young children, and some best practices.  Choose one of the methods (portfolios, teacher ratings or parent ratings) for assessing young children discussed in the article “Preschool Assessment: A Guide to Developing a Balanced Approach”.  Discuss what type of information this method of assessment provides us with. How do you think the information collected with this method can be used? Do you think this information would be valuable to you as a teacher?