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Meaningful Assessments of the Young Child: Celebrating Development and Learning, CourseSmart eTextbook, 3rd Edition

By Margaret B. Puckett, Janet K. Black

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Mar 6, 2008

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For a course on Assessment in kindergarten and the primary grades.

 

Based on the premise that curriculum, assessment, and teaching are inextricably intertwined, this text is designed to help prospective teachers of young children conduct informal and formal assessments and develop an assessment system that draws information from various assessment sources. By doing so, complimentary and comprehensive assessment information is rendered and informs educators, learners, parents, and accountability requirements. The text emphasizes an assessment mindset that comprehensive, reliable, and valid assessment data pave the way for meaningful, relevant, and engaging learning opportunities for children. 

 

Table of Contents

PART I            Overview of Meaningful Assessments of Young Children

 

Chapter 1        Assessment of Young Children: Striving for Meaningful Practices

Chapter 2        The Big Picture: Development, Diversity, and Standards

 

PART II           Components of a Meaningful Assessment System

 

Chapter 3        A Planning Format for Meaningful Assessment I: Formal Assessments of Young Children

Chapter 4        A Planning Format for Meaningful Assessment II: Informal Assessments of Young Children

Chapter 5        Portfolio Development and Assessment

Chapter 6        Collaborating with Young Children to Promote Their Self-Assessment and Learning

Chapter 7        Collaborating with Families to Promote Meaningful Assessments

 

PART III          Completing the Picture: Shared Responsibilities for Child Outcomes

 

Chapter 8        Making Readiness Assessment Meaningful

Chapter 9        Program Evaluation: An Essential Component of a Meaningful Early Childhood Assessment System

 

Appendixes A-G

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$43.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-501154-6