Publication Date: November 28, 2004
Series: Early Childhood Education Series
This bestselling book is still the best choice for helping early childhood teachers understand the process of assessment and evaluation to benefit young children. With the advent of the No Child Left Behind Act, testing, accountability, and standards are now pervasive throughout early childhood education. Completely revised to address the issues that have been raised by these new policies, the Second Edition features completely new chapters on:
Dominic Gullo is professor of elementary and early childhood education at Queens College, City University of New York.
“Gullo's book is essential reading for new and experienced teachers in this era of accountability. He cautions against inappropriate testing, but teaches when and how to use wisely both formal and informal assessment to ensure the success of every individual child.”
Sue Bredekamp, Ph.D. Council for Professional Recognition, Washington, DC
“This useful introduction describes clearly the problems and promise of early childhood assessment. The book is notable for its focus on developmental issues in assessment and for its comprehensive treatment of issues in the field.”
Samuel J. Meisels, President, Erikson Institute