Ideal for sharing with pre-K educators new to the CLASS®! Provides an overview of the teacher-child interactions that form the popular classroom observation tool. Describes each of the 10 teacher-child interactions (or "dimensions") that make up the CLASS® assessment, explaining it's importance for children's social-emotional and academic growth. Provides practical strategies and tips to help teachers improve the effectiveness of their teaching across each of the CLASS® dimensions. Available in English or Spanish.
For programs serving children from ages 3–5
With this PreK version of the widely used Classroom Assessment Scoring System® (CLASS®) tool, your early childhood program will have an accurate, reliable way to assess classrooms. The CLASS® PreK tool assesses teacher–child interactions, a primary ingredient of early educational experiences that prepare children for future school success.
This reliable and valid tool:
The CLASS® PreK tool measures 10 critical dimensions that fall under three domains. You can get a reader-friendly overview and teaching tips for each domain in the CLASS® PreK Dimensions Guide, available in English or Spanish.