This widely used program quality assessment instrument is designed for preschool, kindergarten, and child care classrooms serving children 2 1/2 through 5 years of age. It can be used by program directors for supervision and program improvement, by teaching staff for self-assessment, by agency staff for monitoring, and in teacher training programs. The established reliability and validity of the ECERS-R™ make it particularly useful for research and program evaluation.
Step by step instruction on how to design a quality day care environment. Should be used side by side with ECERS-R™, the scale used to develop and quantify quality standards in the USA, Canada and abroad. Includes The How, What and Why for each indicator, seven sub-scale items, step-by-step instructions, and over 700 color photos. 441 pages.
The increasing concern over the effect of child care on children's lives has focused attention on the quality of that care. Since most out-of-home care is provided in family child care homes, the need has grown for an accessible, reliable, and thorough means of assessing the quality and suitability of such settings. Developed through lengthy field testing, research, and revision, the Family Child Care Environmental Rating Scale consists of 32 items, organized under six major headings: Space and… More »
Available in packages of 5 booklets, each with 6 observation sheets and 1 scoring summary sheet, these are the forms needed to conduct the Classroom Assessment Scoring System® (CLASS® ) observation. These forms are a part of CLASS®, the bestselling classroom observational tool that measures interactions between children and teachers -- a primary ingredient of high-quality early educational experiences. With versions for toddler programs, PreK (in English and Spanish), and K-3 classrooms,… More »
Birth - 6 years. This web-based assessment solution administers the DECA for Infants, Toddlers, and Preschoolers online in English and Spanish. Completes all scoring and generates immediate access to reports, including individual ratings, rater comparisons, pre-post comparisons, parent letter, and group profiles.
The e-DECA will require an annual license fee for e-DECA platform which is web-based computer version of the entire suite of Devereux' Center for Resilient Children Assessments, which includes access to the following ages 4 weeks - 8th grade.
In a translation approved by the authors, this is the Spanish edition of the newly revised Family Child Care Environment Rating Scale® (FCCERS-R). Designed for use in family child care programs, this widely used program quality assessment instrument is suitable for programs serving children from infancy through school-age. Following extensive input from users of the original scale, the authors have made many improvements and innovations that will make this program resource even more effective… More »
This convenient Starter Kit includes everything you need to start screening children with ASQ:SE-2™ : a box of 9 photocopiable paper masters of the questionnaires and scoring sheets, a CD-ROM with printable PDF questionnaires, the ASQ:SE-2™ User's Guide, and a free ASQ:SE-2™ Quick Start Guide. Choose English or Spanish.
Coaching with ECERS presents best practices for coaches to use in their work with teachers and administrators to help them improve classrooms and teaching practices. The author includes guidance and activities for facilitating group meetings, professional learning communities, and staff workshops. Appropriate for use with ECERS-R™ and ECERS-3™. Paperback. 120 pages.
This kit gives users quick, convenient access to all the items they need during the ASQ screening. The ASQ-3™ Materials Kit has approximately 20 engaging toys, books, and other items designed to encourage a child's participation and support effective, accurate administration of the questionnaires. All of the materials in the kit are safe, durable, easy to clean, age appropriate, culturally sensitive, and gender neutral.
What are the components of high-quality after-school care for children ages 5-12? How can we evaluate these programs? These are the challenges facing caregivers, schools, agencies, and parents as after-school programs proliferate. The School-Age Care Environment Rating Scale®, Updated Edition provides an easy-to-use resource for defining and assessing the quality of both public and private programs caring for school-age children during out-of-school time. This updated, spiral-bound edition is… More »
Enhance the growth and development of infants and young children with more than 400 fun, fast, and easy-to-use learning activities -- now in a new edition specially developed to complement ASQ-3™. Perfect for sharing with parents of children who are developing typically or need non intensive support in one or more developmental areas, these playful, developmentally appropriate activities encourage progress in the same five developmental areas as ASQ-3™: communication, gross motor, fine… More »
Based on the Learning Accomplishment Profile assessment system, LAP™ Software is a web-based software product designed to help collect and document child progress, produce child and aggregate reports, provide information for individualized instruction, and meet accountability requirements. The diagnostic assessment works with LAP™-D™, 3rd edition, a norm-referenced assessment tool for observing the development of children in the 30 to 72 month age range. The ongoing assessment… More »
A companion 40-page Video Guide and Training Workbook to be used in conjunction with the DVD. A personal copy of the Video Guide and Training Workbook, which may be reproduced for use in the classroom for educational purposes only, is required for each participant.
Titles include: Runaway Bunny, Allie's Basketball Dream, No David, I Want It, I Can't Wait, When Sophie Gets Real Angry, The Carrot Seed, Bunnycakes, Owl Babies, Mommy Don't Go, Mean Soup, Cleversticks, Fox On A Box, and Lucky Song. (Kit book titles may change due to availability. We will only substitute book titles of the same value and purpose.)