9781605541068

Focused Observations: How to Observe Young Children for Assessment and Curriculum Planning

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  • ISBN13:

    9781605541068

  • ISBN10:

    1605541060

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 4/9/2013
  • Publisher: Red Leaf Press

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Summary

Intentional teaching begins with focused observations and systematic documentation of children's learning and development. This book is filled with tools and techniques designed to help early childhood educators purposefully observe children, create portfolios with rich documentation, and plan curriculum that supports every child. Discussion questions, observation practice exercises, and reflection assignments are included, as well as DVD with classroom vignettes showcasing observation techniques. Gaye Gronlundis an early childhood education consultant who trains early childhood educators across the country. Marlyn Jamesis an education and early childhood professor. They have written two books together.

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