Multifaceted Assessment for Early Childhood Education

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  • Copyright: 2009-11-02
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications, Inc
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Multifaceted Assessment for Early Childhood Education will be used as a core textbook in upper-division undergraduate courses and first-level graduate courses in early childhood education assessment. The book covers the various measures used in a range of assessment dimensions, and includes valuable information regarding young children with special needs and English Language Learners, which has rarely been touched upon in other textbooks. The chapters are focused on student accessibility and include practical applications of key concepts. To learn more about the author, please visit www.widenerprofessorbob.com , or email him at widenerbob@hotmail.com .

Author Biography

Robert J. Wright is a professor of educational psychology in the Center for Education at Widener University.

Table of Contents

Background, Current Issues, and Interpretation of Assessments in Early Childhood
History and Framework of Early Education and the Assessment of Young Children
Issues and Current Practice for Assessing Young Children
Understanding Early Childhood Assessment Scores
Formative and Summative Assessments and Tests
Informal Evaluations of Young Children
Teacher-Constructed Scales and Checklists
Summative Measurements of Educational Outcomes
Individual Screening Measures and Full Assessments
Developmental Assessments of Infants, Toddlers, and Preschoolers
Cognitive Assessment of Young Children
Standardized Assessments of the Early Academic Skills of Young Children
Parent Communication and Special Needs Children
Evaluating, Grading, and Reporting to Parents
Identification of Young Children With Special Needs
Family Involvement and Engagement
Evaluation of Early Childhood Programs and Schools
Program Evaluation and Planning
About the Author
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