This content area addresses tools and strategies for objective observation and assessment of children. This may include:
- Collecting accurate and reliable documentation for assessments
- Completing screenings and assessments
- Individualizing instruction based on child’s assessment
- Intervention Strategies
- IEP’s and IFSP’s
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- Complete the study based on the included information
Child Screening and Assessment Studies:
Brigance III 0-35 Months (2.0 Credit Hours) Click Here for Study Handout. In this study participants will learn how to administer and interpret results for the Brigance Screening Tool. View Training Video. Click Here for Study Instructions.
Collecting and Using Video in Preparing Assessment (1.0 Credit Hour) This study will review effective and appropriate ways for Head Start and Early Head Start teachers to collect and use video for ongoing assessment. View Training Video. Click Here for Study Instructions.
Improving Observation Skills With Infants and Toddlers (1.5 Credit Hours) Early Head Start, Migrant, and Seasonal Head Start staff watch and observe babies every day. But do these everyday observations give us a true picture of the baby? These two podcasts explain how to observe babies and record what is seen in an objective way that will help staff understand the meaning of the child’s behavior. For training credit watch Podcast 1- Clearing Your View: Staying Objective in Observations and Podcast 2- Look at Me! Using Focused Child Observation with Infants and Toddlers. Click Here for Study Instructions.