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Assessment In Early Childhood

Program: Community Meeting

Artifact 3 Component 4
Rebecca S. Ruiz
Fall 2014 / ECE 240

5pm: Check-in
5:30pm: Introduction
6pm: Presentation
6:30pm: Interactive Activity
7pm: Questions
7:30pm: Closure (Survey)

Assessment Focus
Type of assessment we are focusing on:

Collection or sampling of information relating to each
childs development progress over time in an educational

Administration of Assessment
How will we administrate the assessment?
Collecting over a school year period.
Collecting samples from each quarter to share with
parents at conferences.
Obtaining at least one piece per week.

Legal Consideration
How will we ensure confidentiality?
All information documented is kept under strict
Special request will be sent out to parents for permission
before using any type of digital media.
Pictures, videos, voice recordings, etc
All paperwork and portfolios will be kept locked up.
Childs parents can request to see portfolio at any given time.
Teachers and parents are the only ones that can access the

How will we integrate parents and professionals?
Questioners / Forms sharing

Likes and dislikes

Favorite foods, books, toys, etc.
Special needs
Family activities

Joining the class and helping run activities.

Expectations / Outcomes of Process

What will parents and professionals expectations of
the assessment process be?
Childs progress
Unique childs focus and interaction with peers,
environment, materials, and teachers.
Positively can impact a planning method between teacher,
child, and parent.

Interactive Activity
Create an example of what we might include in a childs portfolio

Select one:
Draw your favorite
Draw what best describes you
Draw anything you which

Let your imagination run. Be creative.

(We provide paper and markers)

Comments or Concerns???
Overall Feed Back (Survey)

Bentzen, W. (2009). Seeing young children: A guide to observing
and recording behavior(6th ed.). Albany: Delmar.
Assessing Development and Learning in Young Children. (2014,
January 1). Retrieved from

As an educator it is important to adapt to the surrounding
diversity. Creating a partnership with families of
culturally diverse learners is essential. With families of
different culture or social economic group we are more
concerned of the educational well being of their
children. It is important to interact with members of the
families for the education experience of the children.
Language can be a barrier when intending to
communicate. Using volunteer helpers to communicate
with family members in a language they understand can
be one of the first steps to incorporate proper
communication with diversity.