Our new, evidence-based Tip Sheets explore topics of relevance to early childhood professionals. Our latest Tip Sheet, Introducing It: The Authentic Assessment Cycle and Its Role in Early Childhood Education, is the first of a planned series exploring aspects of Authentic Assessment.
Authentic Assessment is recommended practice because it allows educators to gain a holistic picture of a child’s development. The data compiled through Authentic Assessment is used to adjust instruction and even to make changes to the child’s environment. Download Introducing It: The Authentic Assessment Cycle and Its Role in Early Childhood Education below, and learn about:
- Characteristics of Authentic Assessment
- Steps in the Authentic Assessment cycle
- The role of implicit bias in Authentic Assessment
- And more!