ASSESSMENT

Nicole Chaplin

The meaning of Assessment

Assessment is to be used to support growth with children. Data allows teachers to reflect on their practice and individualize for children and their needs.
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Do teachers know how to deliver the assessment?

Do teachers know why they are doing what they are asked?
Do they feel comfortable conducting the assessment?
Do they feel comfortable asking for help?
Does this apprehension affect scores?
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Students in partners in assessments in the Preschool world

Children are told they will play a game
Assessments are typically an interactive experience
Children are almost told they are doing well not matter what the results
Children are validated