Ongoing Assessment - Center for Development and Disability

Report
Early Childhood Outcomes
Approved Assessment Tools:
Teaching Strategies GOLD
Kai-lee Berke, Cate Heroman, Patton O.
Tabors, Toni Bicart, Diane Burts
Website:
http://shop.teachingstrategies.com/page/GO
LD-assessment-online.cfm#product_overview
Introduction
• There are 38 objectives that encompass the core of
Teaching Strategies GOLD. There are 10 overarching
objectives of development and learning
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Social Emotional
Physical
Language
Cognitive
Literacy
Mathematics
Science and Technology
Social Studies
The Arts
English language Acquisition
Administering Teaching Strategies
GOLD:
• Who can give the assessment?
• Is special training needed?
• How long does it take to complete the
assessment?
Administering Teaching Strategies GOLD
cont’d:
• How often can it be administered?
• What materials are needed?
• What environments are required?
Early Childhood Outcomes Categories and
Teaching Strategies GOLD
• Gaining Positive Social Emotional Skills
• Learning and Using New Knowledge and Skills
• Using Appropriate Behaviors to Meet Their
Needs
Gaining Positive Social Emotional Skills
Domain
Assesses the Outcome?
Language and Literacy
Yes
Personal & Social
Development
Yes
Mathematical Thinking
No
Scientific Thinking
No
Social Studies
No
*The Arts
Not included in crosswalk
Physical Development,
Health, and Safety
No
Learning and Using New Knowledge and
Skills
Domain
Assesses the Outcome?
Language and Literacy
Yes
Personal and Social
Development
Yes
Mathematical Thinking
Yes
Scientific Thinking
Yes
Social Studies
Yes
*The Arts
Not included in crosswalk
Physical Development,
Health, and Safety
Yes
Using Appropriate Behaviors to Meet
Needs
Domain
Assesses the Outcome?
Language and Literacy
No
Personal and Social
Development
Yes
Mathematical Thinking
No
Scientific Thinking
No
Social Studies
No
*The Arts
Not included in crosswalk
Physical Development,
Health, and Safety
Yes
Teaching Strategies GOLD
Explanation to family of Early Childhood Outcomes
Brochure for families to support
involvement from PSN website:
http://www.cdd.unm.edu/ecln/PSN
/ECOTrainingCenter.html
Family Role In Assessment
Supporting the family members in gaining
confidence in their ability to observe their child
and share those observations with special
education staff.
Develop an increased
Gain confidence in
their ability to observe
their child and share
those observations with
special education staff.
understanding of how
their child is functioning
compared to age
expectations.
Learn to track and
celebrate the progress
that their child is
making.
Contribute to IEP Team
discussions about their
child’s strengths and
accomplishments and
the development of
appropriate goals.
Family Resources:
• Home is a learning place http://center.serve.org/TT/partip2.pdf
• Reading to kids http://center.serve.org/TT/partip5.pdf
• Developmentally Appropriate Practice (DAP) http://center.serve.org/TT/partip13.pdf
• School readiness http://center.serve.org/TT/StartingYourChild.pdf
Working together to gather information:
INCLUDING THE TEAM
Family
Ongoing Assessment
Use most recent
assessment
information when
completing the Child
Outcome Summary
Form (COSF)
Resources
Overview of Teaching Strategies GOLD
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PFs7Ux5zyhw
• Linking Curriculum and Assessment using Teaching Strategies
GOLD
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ssQ1-EQ3HII
• Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center
http://ectacenter.org/eco/pages/crosswalks.asp
• Early Childhood Outcomes brochure for families:
http://www.cdd.unm.edu/ecln/PSN/ECOTrainingCenter.html
For more information
contact:
Preschool Network (PSN)
http://cdd.unm.edu/ecln/PSN/index.html

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