Respond to each item. Each response should be concise and between 2 and 3 paragraphs in length.
Use MS Word to write your responses, and submit your answers to all three questions in one Word document.
Copy and paste each question within the document, so that your Instructor can see which question you are responding to.
Review pages 52-65 of Assessing and Guiding Young Children’s Development and Learning and summarize two informal methods of assessment. Include each method’s strengths and limitations and how each can be utilized effectively, in your response.
Assessment data is gathered through many “windows,” or combinations of sources, methods, and contexts. Based on Chapter 4 of your course text, explain, using examples, why gathering data from multiple windows is most likely to achieve valid assessment results.
“It is the context that determines whether or not an assessment is an ‘authentic assessment,'” (McAfee & Leong, 2007, p. 66). Reflect on what you have learned about authentic assessment and then explain how the context can support or detract from authentic assessment results.