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.… More »
This tri-fold laminated sheet is a handy reference for users of the popular CLASS® observation tool. Available in convenient packages of 5, this sturdy quick-sheet shows evaluators what to look for while observing each of the 10 CLASS® dimensions and scoring the tool. This product is 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… More »
This multimedia package demonstrates how to use the Family Child Care Environment Rating Scale® Revised Edition (FCCERS-R) by Thelma Harms, Debby Cryer, and Richard M. Clifford. Each training package contains an interactive DVD and an Instructor's Guide, which explains how to present the various training activities and provides answers for commonly asked questions. A companion 40-page Video Guide and Training Workbook, to be used in conjunction with the DVD, is sold separately. A personal copy… More »
Effective teacher-student interactions are a primary ingredient of high-quality early educational experiences. With the popular CLASS® observational tool, schools can accurately assess classroom quality in K-3 classrooms based on teacher-student interactions rather than the physical environment or a specific curriculum. Spiral-bound. 128 pages.
Introduce teachers to the 10 dimensions of the CLASS® K-3 tool with this concise quick-guide, which includes practical teaching tips for strengthening each of the areas assessed with the popular observational tool. This guide is used with the bestselling CLASS® observational tool that measures interactions between children and teachers -- a primary ingredient of high-quality early educational experiences. With versions for toddler programs and PreK and K-3 classrooms, the reliable and valid… More »
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 »
The long-anticipated new version of the internationally recognized Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale®, ECERS-3™ focuses on the full range of needs of preschool- and kindergarten-aged children. This widely used, comprehensive assessment tool measures both environmental provisions and teacher-child interactions that affect the broad developmental needs of young children, including cognitive, social-emotional, physical, and health and safety. ECERS-3™ also includes Items assessing… 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 »
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.
The Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale®, a staple of early childhood programs, has been updated! Use All About the ECERS-3™ to answer your questions about the third edition of this comprehensive assessment tool. It is organized to match the ECERS-3™ by subscale item, and indicator. Each section offers clear explanations of how to interpret each item and indicator on the scale, along with photographs of real-world settings. It will help you use the ECERS-3™ to accurately… More »