Observation and Assessment Courses

Learn more about the topic of observation and assessment used in child care. These training courses cover child development, assessment tools, curriculum planning, daily activities and more.

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Child Development and Assessment

Knowing how children develop is essential in meeting each child's needs. Recognize developmental differences and uniqueness among typically developing children, and ways to consider if a child’s development is atypical. Identify ways to partner with families. Examine the types of assessment tools to plan play experiences.

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Curriculum Planning and Child Assessment

Effective administrators help teachers in their programs set up environments that are appropriate for children's developmental needs. They facilitate the planning and implementing of curriculum and daily activities. They collaborate with families and staff based on a sound model of planning, assessment, and modification.

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Getting a Clue: Observation and Assessment

What do you need to know about assessments? Gain some practical tips on how to best support children in the in preschool settings classroom using observations and assessments. Examine strategies to assist teachers in preparing assessments and analyzing results from those assessments.

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