Multifaceted Assessment for Early Childhood Education

An engaging examination of current issues and practices involved in assessing young children A highly readable integration of the latest assessment practices and policies, this text includes valuable information regarding young children with special needs and English language learners—topics that are insufficiently addressed in other assessment texts. Focusing on practical applications of key concepts, Multifaceted Assessment for Early Childhood Education provides a knowledge base of what every early childhood teacher should know about assessing young children. Key Features Comprehensive coverage examines the full range of assessments, including formative, summative, authentic, and standardized. Cases in Point provide practical implications and examples from real life. Objectives for Learning alert students as to central concepts and provide guidance for reading and studying. Discussion Questions encourage analysis and class discussions, promoting higher order thinking on the topics. Ancillaries Password-protected instructor resources, available at, feature PowerPoint slides, a test bank, Internet resources, and additional activities.

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