I NEED TONIGHT BEFORE MIDNIGHT
Purposes of Assessment
This week you will use a case scenario to discuss the purposes of assessment. There is much talk in the media about assessment, and parents and professionals often question the value of all of the assessments that are given in early childhood.
You are a teacher in a pre-school, ages 3-5. Your administrator has asked you and three colleagues to prepare a presentation for other early childhood professionals at your school. To prepare for the presentation at a “Brown Bag Lunch,” you are to choose one of the four purposes of assessment discussed in your text (evaluation, diagnosis, placement, or research).
USE THE BOOK AS A SOURCE FOR THE FIRST PART – ASSESSMENT IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION 7TH EDITION BY SUE C. WORTHAM AND BELINDA HARDIN
FOR THE SECOND PART USE AN OUTSIDE SOURCE AND FOR THE THIRD PART DISCUSS HOW IT IS ALIGN WITH NAEYC