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1-2-3 What do You See? The Importance of Observation to Assessment and Planning Curriculum

Course Number
CS12: 03
Discover the differences between Screenings and Assessments in this comprehensive training series. Through engaging discussions and interactive small group activities, participants will hone their abilities to observe children, extract relevant information, and document their observations effectively. With a strong emphasis on objectivity, educators will gain proficiency in accurately interpreting data. Additionally, this training empowers participants to strategically leverage observational data, providing valuable insights for crafting a Developmentally Appropriate Curriculum. Join us to deepen your understanding and enhance your skills in this essential aspect of early childhood education.
  • Explain the importance of observations and documentation.
  • Differentiate between screenings and assessments.
  • Describe what an assessment can tell you about a child.
  • Use techniques and strategies to objectively observe children.
  • Use information gained through observation to plan curriculum for individual and whole group activities.
Course Hours

Scheduled Event(s) for this Course

Target program type(s): All program types

Target audience: All ECE Program Staff 

Target age group: All ages

Training Address: Online via Zoom

Does this training apply to diverse learners? No

All participants must be registered in order to receive credit (EEC Training Hours) for their participation.

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