Screening, Assessment, Evaluation, and Observation

These are tools for learning about a child. They provide information about each child's interests, strengths, and needs. Screening gives a picture of whether the child's development is on track. Assessment is an ongoing process which provides information about development over time. Observation, watching a child in order to learn about her, is a part of assessment. When there is a concern about a child's development, early intervention providers do an evaluation.

Coaching Corner Series

This series of webinars is offered to coaches in Head Start programs. It provides a chance to connect, share ideas, and develop strategies for coaching teachers and home visitors using the Practice-Based Coaching (PBC) model.

News You Can Use: Transitions

Read his issue of the e-newsletter that offers ideas for supporting the many kinds of transitions children and adults experience in Early Head Start.

Classroom Transitions

Learn ways to help children use positive behaviors during classroom transitions..

Fostering Early Learning Collaboration

Watch this webinar from Thomas Schultz, who explains the importance of thinking about children’s experiences as they transition from early care settings to public education, specifically kindergarten.