# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Early Childhood, Education, and Services I Task 840605155

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Examine a variety of research-based assessment methods and tools that are used to interpret a child's growth and development.

Definition

Examination should include comparing various formal and informal observation tools and methods (e.g., anecdotal records, checklists, rating scales).

Process/Skill Questions

Thinking
  • What methods can be used to assess the development of children?
  • What are the goals of assessment?
  • What criteria should be used to evaluate assessment methods and instruments?
  • How should teachers use the data collected to help them prepare differentiated instruction to meet the individual needs of the students?
  • Why is the development of motor and sensory skills important?
  • How does one's physical development relate the other areas of a child’s development?
Communication
  • What skills are necessary to assess a variety of children with different developmental needs?
  • How are assessment standards and practices communicated to parents and children?
  • How should the results of assessments be conveyed to parents?
Leadership
  • What leadership qualities are required to implement effective assessment methods?
  • What can be done to ensure that effective assessment methods are used consistently?
  • What legal and ethical issues are associated with assessment of children’s development?
Management
  • What training and resources are required to implement effective assessment methods?
  • How should the results of assessment be used?

Related Standards of Learning

English

11.5

The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts including employment documents and technical writing.
  1. Apply information from texts to clarify understanding of concepts.
  2. Read and correctly interpret an application for employment, workplace documents, or an application for college admission.
  3. Analyze technical writing for clarity.
  4. Paraphrase and synthesize ideas within and between texts.
  5. Draw conclusions and make inferences on explicit and implied information using textual support.
  6. Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  7. Analyze false premises, claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.
  8. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, sarcasm, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  9. Generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, evaluative, synthesizing, and critical thinking questions about the text(s).

12.5

The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts.
  1. Use critical thinking to generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, and evaluative questions about the text(s).
  2. Identify and synthesize resources to make decisions, complete tasks, and solve specific problems.
  3. Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  4. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  5. Analyze false premises claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.

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National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education

4.2.2

Explore assessment tools and methods to observe and interpret children's growth and development and apply to assess growth and development across the lifespan.