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.
E-DECA is the web-based application in which all Devereux Early Childhood Assessments can be entered online by both teachers and parents. The e-DECA completes all scoring, generates reports, suggests research-based strategies for both school and home settings, and stores your data in a secure database. Select to receive research-based strategies that support the Conscious Discipline methodology OR that align with the Head Start Learning Outcomes Framework. Features: score record forms quickly and… More »
Easily evaluate the quality of outdoor environments with this helpful and convenient Additional Scoring Protocols Preschool Outdoor Environment Measurement Scale. This tool is great for use in assessing the quality of early childhood outdoor environments. This POEMS scale can also be used as a design and planning guide for teachers and administrators. Set of 10.
Designed as a self-study, this scale is intended to raise the quality of outdoor children's environments and promote their use in teaching, research, and practice. Includes a user guide, the scale and scoring protocol, reliability and validity information, and a technical assistance manual for program improvement and planning. Addresses environments for children age 3-5 years. (Additional Scoring Protocols sold separately.)
This guide provides research-based, simple, easy to use social and emotional strategies for the home and child care setting. Included are reproducible forms and checklists to help programs reflect on overall social and emotional quality of early care and education settings.
Authored by Paul A. LeBuffe and Jack A. Naglieri, this manual provides essential information on the development, administration, scoring, interpretations, and utilizations of DECA-C results in assessment, eligibility determinations, intervention planning and outcome evaluation. Chapters: Introduction; Development and Standardization; Psychometric Properties; Administration and Scoring; Interpretation; The Use of the DECA and DECA-C within the Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation Model. Copyright… More »
The Learning Accomplishment Profile -- Diagnostic (LAP™-D), Third Edition, Dual Language (English-Spanish) provides a systematic method for observing children functioning in the 30 to 72 month age range. This assessment is designed for children with typical and atypical development. The LAP™-D Kit contains a standardized set of the materials necessary to administer each item (except stairs and chairs).
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.
The Devereux Early Childhood Assessment Clinical Form (DECA-C) is designed to be used by early childhood mental health consultants and other mental health professionals with select children, ages 2 through 5, who are already showing significant behavioral concerns. The DECA-C is a 62-item scale that can be completed by either teachers or parents in about 15 minutes. The DECA-C contains all of the strength-based resilience items and scales found on the Devereux Early Childhood Assessment for Preschoolers,… More »
The Learning Accomplishment Profile Third Edition (LAP™-3) provides a systematic method for observing the skill development of any child functioning in the 36 to 72 month age range, including children with disabilities. The LAP™-3 Kit contains most materials necessary for assessing 20 children. Includes scoring sheets for summarizing results 3 times in one year.