Windows on Learning: Documenting Young Children's Work, 2nd Edition / Edition 2

Windows on Learning: Documenting Young Children's Work, 2nd Edition / Edition 2

by Judy Helm, Kathy Steinheimer, Sallee Beneke
     
 

ISBN-10: 0807747866

ISBN-13: 9780807747865

Pub. Date: 09/03/2007

Publisher: Teachers College Press

Completely updated, this popular guide provides teachers with a proven method for documenting (collecting, analyzing, and displaying) young children's work at school. Written by teachers for teachers, this classic resource also shows principals, curriculum coordinators, and directors of Head Start and other early intervention programs how to develop children's…  See more details below

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Completely updated, this popular guide provides teachers with a proven method for documenting (collecting, analyzing, and displaying) young children's work at school. Written by teachers for teachers, this classic resource also shows principals, curriculum coordinators, and directors of Head Start and other early intervention programs how to develop children's portfolios to share with parents or to use for assessment and other accountability purposes.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807747865
Publisher:
Teachers College Press
Publication date:
09/03/2007
Series:
Early Childhood Education Series, #110
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
200
Sales rank:
370,728
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Acknowledgments
Introduction1
Pt. ILearning About Documentation11
1The Value of Documentation13
2Windows on Learning: A Framework for Decision Making25
3The Documentation Web: Providing a Map for Documentation33
4Project Narratives: Telling the Story39
5Observations of Child Development: Watching the Child48
6Individual Portfolios: Capturing Children's Competence57
7Individual and Group Products: Seeing Is Believing72
8Self-Reflections of Children: Thinking About Thinking100
Pt. IILearning How to Document109
9Organization and Presentation of Documentation111
10Implementation: Using Documentation for Decision Making130
11Documentation as Assessment: Building Credibility143
Pt. IIIAn Example of Documentation: "Our Mail Project" Memory Book151
AppOverview of the Work Sampling System191
References195
Index199
About the authors202

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