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

Observation

·        Important Aspects in Effective Observation

·        Methods for Observing and Recording Observations

 

Types of Assessment

·        Standardized

·        Curriculum Based

·        Authentic


Using Assessment Information

The Observer-Mind of the NHE Teacher

Coursework

 

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.