ERIC Number: EJ613584
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Clarifying the Preschool Assessment Process: Traditional Practices and Alternative Approaches.
Appl, Dolores J.
Early Childhood Education Journal, v27 n4 p219-25 Sum 2000
For preschool children, ages 3 through 5, four major purposes for gathering assessment information are: identification, diagnostic evaluation, program planning, and progress monitoring. This article describes key considerations for each purpose, focusing on the instruments used to collect assessment information. Strengths and concerns of traditional data collection practices are discussed, and alternatives for improvement are suggested. (TJQ)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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