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Assessment in Early Childhood Education
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Assessment in Early Childhood Education

Edited by:
  • Geva M Blenkin - Goldsmiths College, University of London, UK
  • A V Kelly - Goldsmiths College, University of London, UK


January 1992 | 200 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
`An absolute must for all of us endeavouring to cope with and combat the current climate' - Early Years

This book has three objectives; to identify the essential features of forms of assessment which will be genuinely supportive of education in the early years; to help teachers in their search for such forms; and to evaluate the likely impact of the systems of external assessment currently being imposed.

 
Introduction
Vic Kelly
Concepts of Assessment
An Overview

 
Geva Blenkin
Progression, Observation and Assessment in Early Education
The Context

 
Victoria Hurst and Margaret Lally
Assessment and the Nursery Curriculum
Margaret Lally and Victoria Hurst
Assessment in Nursery Education
A Review of Approaches

 
Marian Whitehead
Assessment at Key Stage 1
Core Subjects and the Developmental Curriculum

 
Sue Pidgeon
Assessment at Key Stage 1
Teacher Assessment through Record-Keeping

 
Eve Gregory and Clare Kelly
Bilingualism and Assessment
Geva Blenkin and Vic Kelly
In Conclusion

`An absolute must for all of us endeavouring to cope with and combat the current climate' - Early Years


This book alone would not fit our needs for the course.

Dr Sheresa Blanchard
School Of Human Ecology, East Carolina University
May 14, 2015

A very well-written text that helps students understand different types of assessment. It also explains some controversial issues around assessing young children.

Miss Alyson Lewis
Newport School of Education, University of Wales, Newport
June 17, 2014

This book is a really good book to have on the bookshelf, briefcase, handbag and suitcase.

Mrs Tawa Edwards
Year 0, Greenwich School of Management
May 15, 2014

very heavy going however useful information

Mrs Paula Willis
School of Health Studies, Darlington College
December 11, 2012

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