Open Access Graduate Research Paper
Early childhood education--Evaluation; Observation (Educational method); Teachers--Training of;
The purpose of this professional development module to is to explore various purposes and methods of implementing observational techniques in assessment tools in early childhood classrooms. The research reviewed focused on early childhood assessment types, including a brief review of six specific instruments, and implementation methods available to infant and toddler through preschool-aged teachers. This professional development module's base is a resource support system to help advance the observational skills of current and future teachers in the early childhood field.
Date of Award
Master of Arts in Education
Department of Curriculum and Instruction
Jill M. Uhlenberg
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©2012 Kathleen M. Thornton-Lang
Thornton-Lang, Kathleen M., "Observation as a formal assessment tool in early childhood classrooms : a professional development module" (2012). Graduate Research Papers. 238.