By Celeste C. Bates, Stephanie Madison Schenck, Hayley J. Hoover
Teachers’ knowledge of each child helps them to plan appropriately challenging environments and activities that are tailored to the children’s strengths and needs. Assessing children regularly is essential to build that individualized knowledge—and to identify children who may benefit from more specialized supports.
Source: Teaching Young Children, Vol. 13, No. 1, October/November 2019
By Peter L. Mangione, Tamarra Osborne, Heidi Mendenhall
Formative assessments grounded in learning progressions enhance teachers’ abilities to identify what each child currently knows and to design educational activities that support children in moving to the next level of learning and development.
Source: NAEYC, Young Children, Vol. 74, No. 3, July 2019