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ECCE 1112 Curriculum and Assessment: Need for Assessment

Why Assess?

Assessment provides information that helps program do the following:

  • Monitor children's development and learning

  • Guide planning and decision making

  • Identify children who might benefit from special services

  • Report to and communicate to others

  • Know what areas of program need improvement

For a more detailed explanation read the article, "Assessment of Child Progress: A guide to the NAEYC Early Childhood Program Standard"

What is Assessment?

Early Childhood Assessment Video

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