Week By Week
This book provides a systematic plan for observing and recording information about young children. It is designed to enable professionals who work with young children build portfolios for the children. It presents techniques on how to use the various methods...
UnavailableOut of Print
You may also like
This book provides a systematic plan for observing and recording information about young children. It is designed to enable professionals who work with young children build portfolios for the children. It presents techniques on how to use the various methods of recording with examples, as well as the advantages and disadvantages of each method. In addition, the text includes a review of developmental milestones to guide observers. This book also provides suggestions for communicating observations to the child and family in a positive, descriptive manner. This is a helpful text for all professionals involved in observing and recording the behavior of young children.
Preface, Acknowledgments, Introduction, Chapter 1: Separation and School Adjustment. Chapter 2: Using Anecdotal Recordings to Look at Self Care. Chapter 3: Using Checklists to look at Physical Development. Chapter 4: Using Running Records to Look at Social Development. Practice. Chapter 5: Using Frequency Counts to look at Emotional Development. Chapter 6: Using Conversations to Listen to Language and Speech. Chapter 7: Using Time Samples to Look at Attention Span. Chapter 8: Using Cognitive Task Experiments to Look at Cognitive Development. Chapter 9: Using Rating Scales to Look at Literacy. Chapter 10: Using Work Samples to Look at Creativity. Chapter 11: Using Technology to Look at Sociodramatic Play. Chapter 12: using Documents for Child Abuse Suspicions and Looking at Self-Concept. Chapter 13: Using Program Assessments to Look at Children in Groups. Chapter 14: Using the Portfolio to Conference With Families. Chapter 15: Using the Yearly Plan to Observe and Record Children's Development. Appendix A: Week by Week, An Observational Plan for Portfolio Building. Appendix B: Weeks 15 through 40: Plans for the Week. Appendix C: Summary of Plans by Developmental Area. Appendix D: Recording Forms.