The highly anticipated toddler version of the CLASS® tool is here -- providing early childhood programs with an accurate, reliable way to assess effective classrooms. For use with children from 15-36 months, this standardized observation tool measures the effectiveness of interactions between teachers and children, a primary ingredient of early educational experiences that prepare children for future school success. The first tool to measure teacher–child interactions for the toddler age group, CLASS® Toddler:
This useful manual includes detailed descriptions of the 8 CLASS® Toddler Dimensions, administration procedures, and information about the tool's development.
One copy of the CLASS® Toddler Dimensions Overview, a tri-fold reference sheet for observers, is included with the manual. The manual is spiral-bound and contains 80 pages.
This manual is part of CLASS®, the bestselling classroom observational tool that measures interactions between children and teachers -- a primary ingredient of high-quality educational experiences. With versions for toddler programs, PreK, and K-3 classrooms, the reliable and valid CLASS® tool establishes an accurate picture of the classroom through brief, repeated observation and scoring cycles and effectively pinpoints areas for improvement.
For programs serving children from 15–36 months
With this toddler 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® Toddler 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® Toddler tool measures eight critical dimensions that fall under two domains:
Emotional and behavioral support
Engaged support for learning