Week by Week: Plans for Documenting Children's Development / Edition 6

Week by Week: Plans for Documenting Children's Development / Edition 6

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by Barbara Ann Nilsen
     
 


WEEK BY WEEK: PLANS FOR DOCUMENTING CHILDREN'S DEVELOPMENT, 7th Edition helps pre-service and in-service teachers manage detailed, meaningful documentation of their young students' development and achievements while attending to the other functions necessary to keep children safe and actively involved in learning. This all-purpose guide provides a concrete,… See more details below

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WEEK BY WEEK: PLANS FOR DOCUMENTING CHILDREN'S DEVELOPMENT, 7th Edition helps pre-service and in-service teachers manage detailed, meaningful documentation of their young students' development and achievements while attending to the other functions necessary to keep children safe and actively involved in learning. This all-purpose guide provides a concrete, systematic plan for recording each child's growth in all developmental areas. It also presents observation methods, reviews principles of child development as a framework for observation, provides example observation forms, and applies appropriate practice to authentic assessment. This edition features integrated coverage of NAEYC Standards and Developmentally Appropriate Practices, and learning objectives. Real-life examples, practical tips, forms with clear instructions, and step-by-step guidelines for gathering observational information and building a portfolio for each child make the book useful to teachers in training as well as practicing professionals.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781133605577
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/01/2013
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
464
Sales rank:
92,662
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents


1. Getting Started. 2. Using the Class List Log to Look at Separation and School Adjustment. 3. Using Anecdotal Recordings to Look at Self-Care. 4. Using Checklists to Look at Physical Development. 5. Using Running Records to Look at Social Development. 6. Using Frequency Counts to Look at Emotional Development. 7. Using Conversations to Listen to Language and Speech. 8. Using Time Samples to Look at Attention Span. 9. Using Standardized Tests to Look at Cognitive Development. 10. Using Rating Scales to Look at Literacy. 11. Using Work Samples to Look at Creativity. 12. Using Technology for Documentation of Dramatic Play. 13. Using Documentation for Child Abuse Suspicions and Looking at Self-Concept. 14. Using Program Assessments to Look at Children in Groups. 15. Using the Portfolio for Communications with Families and Looking at the Child's Interactions with Adults. 16. Using the Yearly Plan to Observe and Record Children's Development.

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