Module 9 - Assessment of the Child – 3 Credits
There are many ways to measure whether learning is taking place and whether a child is growing and developing at an appropriate rate. This module will examine the pros and cons of various methods of assessment, and provide you with skills and knowledge in authentic assessment.
Purposes of Assessment
· Important Aspects in Effective Observation
· Methods for Observing and Recording Observations
Types of Assessment
· Curriculum Based
Using Assessment Information
The Observer-Mind of the NHE Teacher
COMPETENCY IN ASSESSMENT OF THE CHILD
The teacher understands the purposes of assessment, and is able to use a variety of methods to assess growth, development and learning as defined and outlined in module 4 - holistic education, module 5 - child development and module 8 - curriculum.
- Teacher: Arete Brim