Early childhood assessment: Why, what, and how?

Resource Type: Methods
Author(s): National Research Council (U.S.);
Date Issued: 2008
Publisher(s): National Academies Press (U.S.)
Description: This report is the result of over a year of effort by the Committee on Developmental Outcomes and Assessments for Young Children. The study was performed at the request of the Office of Head Start, Administration for Children and Families (ACF) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The committee gathered and reviewed literature on developmental outcomes and assessments for young children, listened to briefings and presentations by experts and stakeholders, and, using this information and its combined expertise, has attempted to provide its best advice on issues associated with assessing children from birth to age 5. (author abstract)
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Preparer(s): Committee on Developmental Outcomes and Assessments for Young Children
Funder(s): United States. Department of Health and Human Services
Source: Washington, DC: National Academies Press. Retrieved from https://www.acf.hhs.gov/sites/default/files/opre/early_child_assess.pdf
Note: The editors of this resource are Catherine E. Snow and Susan B. Van Hemel. This resource is a joint project of the National Research Council, Board on Children, Youth, and Families, and the National Research Council, Center for Education, Board on Testing and Assessment
Topics: Children & Child Development > Child Development & School Readiness > Assessment & Measurement

Research & Evaluation Methods > Measures
ISBN: 0-309-12465-4 : Hardcover , 0-309-12461-1 : Electronic , 978-0-309-12465-2 : Hardcover , 978-0-309-12461-4 : Electronic
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