ERIC Number: EJ465920
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1993
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Observing Young Children in Action: The Key to Early Childhood Assessment.
Schweinhart, Lawrence J.
Young Children, v48 n5 p29-33 Jul 1993
Maintains that new practices such as performance-based assessment that are consistent with the early childhood profession's process goals need to be developed and that testing of young children that is not developmentally appropriate constitutes misassessment. Promotes observational assessment that uses anecdotal notes and that complements assessment by developmental scales of established reliability and validity. (BB)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
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