This document includes a series of papers on theoretical and practical issues associated with wide-scale assessment systems that collect data from preschool- and kindergarten-age children.
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SERVE Center at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro
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researchers, child advocates, policymakers involved in designing large-scale assessment systems
There are important issues to consider when designing wide-scale child assessment systems.
- It is important to select appropriate instruments based on purpose, and
- Give careful consideration to how the data will be used.
Ways to use:
Planning evaluation and assessment
For additional resources:
Scott-Little, C., Kagan, S. L., Clfford, R. M (2003). Assessing the State of Assessments: Perspectives on Assessing Young Children. Greensboro, NC: SERVE Center at UNCG.
Assessing Kindergarten Children: What Schools Need to Know
This guide is designed for school district personnel and other early childhood administrators involved in designing large-scale assessment systems for kindergarten-age children. It presents research-based information on the best practices for assessing young children and describes a process that can ...