Assessing Young Children

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Merrill Prentice Hall, 2007 - Education - 453 pages

 Assessing Young Childrenaddresses theory and provides illustrations of appropriate practice for prospective teachers, as well as discusses current trends for experienced teachers.  It approaches assessment as an integral part of the teaching-learning process.  Key components of the assessment system advocated include cultural sensitivity, parent collaboration and a vision of inclusionary practice in all early childhood environments-child care and school.  This book reflects the knowledge base of early childhood and early childhood special education.  For courses in Assessment in early childhood education.

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A Comprehensive Assessment System for Birth Through Age 8
Developing Family Partnerships in Assessment
Observation as the Key Method in the System

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GAYLE MINDES is Professor of Education at DePaul University in Chicago.

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