EDUC-335   Assessment of the Young Child

This course prepares the early childhood professional to recognize and thoughtfully create and administer developmentally appropriate assessment strategies. Informal and formal assessment strategies including standardized assessments will be regarded. Students will observe and participate in developmentally appropriate assessment in early childhood classrooms. Other topics include assessment recording and reporting, referrals to community agencies using assessment data for curricular planning, and advocacy for practice that does not harm children. Prerequisites: Education 302/303 or permission of the instructor.