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.)
Building on feedback from the field, as well as current research on supporting young children's development and learning, the authors have revised and updated the widely used Family Child Care Environment Rating Scale®. FCCERS-3 is the next-generation assessment tool for use in home-based child care programs for children from infancy through school age (birth to age 12).FCCERS-3 focuses on the full range of needs of the wide age-range of children often found in family child care programs. Further,… More »
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 »
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 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 »
Everything you need to start screening children with ASQ-3™: 21 photocopiable print masters of the questionnaires and scoring sheets, a CD-ROM with printable PDF questionnaires, the ASQ-3™ User's Guide, and a FREE ASQ-3™ Quick Start Guide.
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.
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.
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 »
With the infant version of the trusted, widely used CLASS® tool, early childhood programs have an accurate and reliable way to assess teacher-infant interactions, a primary component of positive early experiences. Developed for use with children from birth to 18 months, the CLASS® Infant tool specifically focuses on how teachers engage with infants and support their learning and development during everyday routines and activities. With clear guidance and background information, this manual… 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).