Read this guide that includes a worksheet designed for Early Head Start and Head Start teams. It helps ensure that their screening process provides the best possible results for all children, including dual language learners (DLLs).
Use this resource with teachers, family child care providers, and home visitors who work with infants, toddlers, and their families.It offers information on observation as well as strategies to support and strengthen this important component of quality infant and toddler care.
Screening for potential developmental delays in children allows for early treatment and supportive services. On the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website, Head Start educators and families will find a number of resources on developmental screening tools.
Watch this video podcast that introduces viewers to using focused observation with infants and toddlers and gives them an opportunity to “try out” some of the techniques discussed.
Watch this video that explains how to observe babies and record what is seen in an objective way that will help staff understand the meaning of the child's behavior.
This in-service suite shows simple ways teachers can develop and use checklists to collect data on child progress.
Watch this 15-Minutes In Service Suite video and learn how to use assessment data to inform and adjust your teaching practice.
This in-service suite describes how to collect and use anecdotal records to document child progress.
There are many ways teachers can use video in a classroom. Explore this in-service suite to learn how to use it to collect information to document child progress.
Watch this webinar that discusses how to integrate data from assessments into daily experiences working with infants and toddlers.