These dimensions guides are great for teachers and anyone interested in understanding why classroom interactions matter and how they can be improved with the CLASS® tool. WIth this guide you will be able to explore CLASS® Infant domains and dimensions, find clear explanantions of effective interactions, and learn practical strategies for improving interactions. Choose English or Spanish version.
Introduce teachers to the 8 dimensions of the CLASS® Toddler 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… More »
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 »
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 »
The Norms Reference Card shows the ratings by teacher on one side and the ratings by parent on the other side for easy comparison. T-scores, Initiative, Self-Control, Attachment, Total Protective Factors, Withdrawal/Depression, Emotional Control Problems, Attention Problems, Aggression, Total Behavioral Concerns and Percentile are the areas reviewed on the card.
Provides clear, easy-to-follow instructions for administering the LAP™-D. Scoring procedures are carefully addressed to ensure accuracy. Also, includes data regarding the norming process, statistical data, and scoring scales. One manual is included with each kit.
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.
The Devereux Student Strengths Assessment (DESSA) is a 72-item, standardized,norm-referenced behavior rating scale that assesses the social-emotional competencies that serve as protective factors for children in kindergarten through the eighth grade. Standard scores can be used to calibrate each child?s competence in each of the eight dimensions and guide school/program-wide, classwide, and individual strategies to promote those competencies. Nationally normed on 2,500 children, the DESSA continues… More »