Assessing and Guiding Young Children’s Development and Learning

| January 20, 2011

Title: Assessing and Guiding Young Children’s Development and Learning

Author: McAfee, Oralie

Publisher: Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Pearson, c2011

Check it out: LB1139.25 .M4 2011

From the publisher: The purpose of this book is to demonstrate how to do authentic classroom-based assessment, and then how to interpret and use that information to plan curriculum responsive to and supportive of children’s learning. The fifth edition of Assessing and Guiding Young Children’s Development and Learning has been revised and updated to reflect the rapidly developing concepts of appropriate assessment, expected educational outcomes, the way young children develop and learn, and the early childhood teacher’s assessment responsibilities.

The 5th edition features:

1). New sections on emerging concepts and functions of Formative and Summative Assessment

2). New information and guidance for teachers working with English-language learners

3). New section on scaffolding

4). Updated legal requirements for assessment

5). Updated references, readings, and glossary