Observing Children: A Practical Guide
Cassell, 2000 - Behavioral assessment of children - 144 pages
The second edition of this best selling text is an invaluable guide to observation techniques for those working with primary school children. It looks at why childcare workers need to observe children and then gives clear instructions on how to carry out their observations. The second edition includes new chapters on childcare theorists and child development.
Observing Children will be useful for teachers training to work with young children.
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A Stepbystep Guide to Presenting an Observation
Experimenting with Observational Techniques
Extending and Utilizing your Observations
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a.m. Time completed able activities Age group 1-4 Aim To observe Aims and Objectives asked assessment baby ball bar chart begins behaviour carer Caroline Chapter checklist child development child's ability climbing frame Colin concentration Desirable Outcomes DEVELOPMENTAL AREA developmental milestones doll's house dyslexia Emotional development Encourage Enjoys Evaluation example Figure finger glue gross motor skills group of children hand Hayley Health Visitor home corner identify Intellectual development Jean Piaget kicks Language development Lego listen look Manju Mark months motor skills move Name of child Number of adults Number of children nursery nurse Observation Date observe and record Outcomes for Learning palmar grasp parents Physical development picks picture pie chart pincer grasp Play-doh pre-coded pull pushes puts Record of observation rhymes round Ryan Sean Social development sociogram Sophie story talk teacher toilet toys understanding walks watch write written/narrative