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Authentic assessment of the young child

celebrating development and learning

by Margaret B. Puckett

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  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Macmillan College Pub. Co., Maxwell Macmillan Canada, Maxwell Macmillan International in New York, Toronto, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Educational tests and measurements,
  • Early childhood education -- Evaluation,
  • Child development -- Evaluation

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementMargaret B. Puckett, Janet K. Black.
    ContributionsBlack, Janet K.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLB3051 .P69 1993
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 303 p. :
    Number of Pages303
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1421656M
    ISBN 100023102616
    LC Control Number93031865

    Use the NEW edition of this essential reference, the only book with professional ratings and reviews of 80 authentic, widely used assessment tools for children birth–8. Completely revamped and even more user-friendly than its popular first edition, this must-have guide provides ratings of the qualities of assessment materials based on.   Macy and Bagnato [] describe authentic assessment as the systematic observation and recording of child behavior in everyday activities by Author: Stephen Bagnato.

    Early Childhood Assessment: Implementing Effective Practice 4 behavior or curiosity in order to answer a set of questions devoid of context. However, as technology becomes more pervasive, it is unclear whether direct assessment can be characterized in this way. In . Together, the three components constitute a dynamic, authentic performance system. Advocating For Performance Assessment. Whenever you gather with other professionals, parents, your supervisor, principal, or members of your school board, use the opportunity to promote the use of some kind of performance assessment in early childhood classrooms.

    • Authentic assessmentThis policy brief describes what authentic assessment is, the role observation plays provides an alternativein authentic assessment, how information from observations is used to develop approach to gatheringcurriculum, outcomes from authentic assessment, and the need to include authen- child performancetic assessment. Powerful Portfolios for Young Children. assessment for the young child. St. Paul, MN: authentic assessment and children's self-assessment (Kankaanranta, ;Parnell & Bartlett, ). The.


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Authentic assessment of the young child by Margaret B. Puckett Download PDF EPUB FB2

The first edition of this book was written to encourage practitioners to adopt more "authentic" assessment practices. This second edition has been expanded to include new information and scholarship about the authentic assessment of young children and the types of information teachers need to implement quality authentic assessment : Margaret B.

Puckett, Janet K. Black. Classroom-Based Assessment is an online mini-course for teachers of preschool children. In this course, you will learn about evidence-based assessment, as well as observation and documentation within the classroom.

Quality authentic assessments emphasize both process and product. A compilation of multidimensional, varied assessments provide a more accurate and valid measure of student learning than a singular assessment.

Authentic assessments should include opportunities for self-assessment and revision.” Authentic Assessment Tips. The book still encourages practitioners to explore alternatives to standardized testing, thus implementing authentic assessment practices.

This text is based on the idea that teaching, learning, and assessment are parts of a single ongoing process that provides meaningful, authentic Format: Paper. Puckett & Black Meaningful Assessments of Young Children, 3e. Based on the premise that curriculum, assessment, and teaching are inextricably intertwined, this text is designed to help prospective teachers of young children conduct informal and formal assessments and develop an assessment system that draws information from various assessment sources/5(4).

ASSESSMENT REPORT Assessing Young Children 3 Assessment is also challenging during early childhood because a child’s development is rapid, uneven, episodic, and highly influenced by the environment (Shepard, Kagan, and Wurtz, ).

A developing child exhibits periods of both rapid growth and frequent rest. Authentic Assessment. When considering how to assess student learning in a course, most instructors would agree that the ideal assessment would be one that not only assesses students’ learning; it also teaches students and improves their skills and understanding of course content.

Introduction. by Shannon Riley-Ayers Educators who understand the process and benefits of collecting information on what children know and can do and then using it to guide instruction and promote children’s learning—known as formative assessment—embrace it.

Formative assessment is a critical piece of a balanced, comprehensive system of assessment for young children that also includes. The Work Sampling System, an authentic performance assessment, is based on teachers' observations of children at work in the classroom learning, solving problems, interacting, and creating products.

Designed for students in preschool through 5th grade, the Work Sampling System includes three interrelated elements.

Description. For a course on Assessment in kindergarten and the primary grades. Based on the premise that curriculum, assessment, and teaching are inextricably intertwined, this text is designed to help prospective teachers of young children conduct informal and formal assessments and develop an assessment system that draws information from various assessment sources.

By doing so Format: On-line Supplement. Assessment of Young Children explores both standardized and authentic assessment, work sampling systems, and observation skills. Readers will walk away with strategies for communicating information about children and portfolio assessment, and how the use of formal and informal methods of observation, documentation, and assessment are connected Cited by: 4.

Get this from a library. Authentic assessment of the young child: celebrating development and learning. [Margaret B Puckett; Janet K Black] -- While retaining its strong emphasis on child growth and development, this edition has been expanded to include new information on learner-centered approaches.

Also featured are a variety of. Portfolio assessment offers a variety of benefits, including: A Record of a Child's Ongoing Development Over Time. Portfolios contain examples of children's work at different time periods in a school year.

For instance, you can take a photograph of a child's completed block structure in the fall, winter, and spring.

Authentic assessments attempt to demonstrate what a student actually learns in class rather than the student's ability to do well on traditional tests and quizzes. Many have claimed this type of assessment an excellent means of evaluating a student's knowledge of subject matter.

Authentic assessment in action Educators define authentic assessment as an approach to measure student performance.

Authentic assessment is developmentally appropriate, observation-based, and collaborative; authentic assessment of a child’s typical competencies occurs during everyday routines and activities across multiple people (e.g., parents, family members, other familiar professionals) and across multiple settings (e.g., home, preschool, and community).

Authentic assessment Examples of authentic assessment include performance assessment, portfolios, and student self-assessment. Colorín Colorado is a national multimedia project that offers a wealth of bilingual, research-based information, activities, and advice for educators and families of English language learners (ELLs).

Using Authentic Observation and Child Assessment to Drive Instruction By Holly Delgado Sitting at a moon-shaped table during work time, Jackson, a three-year-old boy, balances a small red dinosaur on the handle of a kitchen spatula.

“1, 2, 3, blast off!” he counts as he smacks his hand down onto the blade of the spatula and laughs as the. What Assessment Means to Early Childhood Educators by Angela NotariSyverson and Angela Losardo Two-year-old Sean young child may lead to a problem in oral language development, and a prob- are referred to as authentic assessment.

Portfolio assessment is a type of perfor-File Size: KB. Though tests (especially standardized tests) may be the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the word assessment, comprehensive assessment encompasses a wide range of methods for evaluating a child's social and emotional and academic abilities.

As a parent, it's critical that you know about alternative types of classroom-based assessments, in addition to traditional tests and Author: Roberta Furger.

Meeting a crucial need, this book provides clear recommendations for authentic developmental assessment of children from infancy to age 6, including those with developmental delays and disabilities. It describes principles and strategies for collecting information about children's everyday activities in the home, preschool, and community, which provides a valid basis for intervention planning Cited by: 5.

Assessor knows the child. The adult conducting the assessment should have a pre-existing relationship with the child. Ideally the assessor is the educator. Assessment is “authentic.” Assessment should take place in a child’s normal setting.

The assessment should reflect everyday relationships and experiences. The use of authentic or performance assessment will provide a more complete picture of children's progress in all areas of development.

An additional benefit to using authentic assessment is that the teacher can share information he or she collects regarding a child's progress with the family. Embedding Assessment of Young Children into Routines of Inclusive Settings: A Systematic Planning Approach Rebecca Cook.

() The author provides a planning guide to support early child care workers in implementing authentic assessment in inclusive settings and natural environments.

Young Exceptional Children, 15(1), 33–