Take a Look: Observation and Portfolio Assessment in Early Childhood eBook (7e) : 9780134885582

Take a Look: Observation and Portfolio Assessment in Early Childhood eBook (7e)

Martin,S
 
Edition
 
7
ISBN
 
9780134885582
ISBN 10
 
0134885589
Published
 
21/08/2019
Published by
 
Pearson Canada
Pages
 
Format
 
 
Title type
eBook
$60.00
 
 
 
Description

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About the book: A practical and accessible introduction to early childhood observation methods.

Take A Look: Observation and Portfolio Assessment in Early Childhood has been praised for its practical approach, clarity, and ease of use. Its detailed coverage of observation methods leads the reader to develop skills in seeing, recording, understanding, and assessing the development of young children. These essential skills are presented both within a culturally-sensitive framework and with an emphasis on the complexities and importance of the reader’s role.

This 7th edition of Take a Look has taken a move forward in meeting current needs. The book’s main purpose is to provide a text for a core observation course for early childhood educators or Kindergarten teachers. Through its coverage of introductory early childhood skills courses, child development, curriculum, and behaviour guidance, Take a Look allows learners to make content connections between courses. 

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Table of contents
  • Part 1: Principles
  • Chapter 1: Observation: An introduction
  • Chapter 2: Lenses and Filters
  • Chapter 3: Observing children through the lens of early childhood development
  • Chapter 4: Observing children through the lens of play
  • Part 2: Protocols
  • Chapter 5: Narrative observations
  • Chapter 6: Methods of observing and recording
  • Part 3: Pathways
  • Chapter 7: Observing and evaluating children’s environments
  • Chapter 8: Observations that give cause for concern
  • Part 4: Practices in authentic assessment
  • Chapter 9: Authentic Assessment and portfolios
  • Chapter 10: Documentation and reflection
  • Chapter 11: Analyzing observations and evidence and responding to findings
Features & benefits
  • Taking a Special Look boxes give information on how to observe children with special needs.
  • Observation Samples demonstrate good practice for the core observational and recording methods. Each sample includes pertinent questions to help students appreciate the strengths and challenges of each sample.

  • Provides a focused approach to authentic assessment consistent with current research and exemplary practice.

  • Cultivates a deep and reflective approach to working and living with young children.

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