Assessment of young children is an ongoing process that documents evidence of early learning in order to make informed instructional decisions. This evidence may include anecdotal records of children’s conversations and behaviors in individual, small- and large-group situations, samples of artwork and drawings, and photographs, recordings or other records of children engaged in activities and play.
The primary purpose of the assessment of young children is to help educators determine appropriate classroom activities for individuals and groups of children.
The documentation/assessment process should do the following:
The information from the documentation/assessment process should do the following: