ED 245 - Assessment of Young Children

Credit Hours: 3

Students in this course develop skills for child observation and the use of developmentally appropriate methods and instruments for assessment of children birth through fourth grade. Students will learn to collect and interpret information about children in the context of classroom routines, and to use this data to assess development and achievement of essential skills. This course will include 20 hours observing and assessing young children in an educational setting. Therefore, students enrolled in this course must have up-to-date child abuse, criminal and FBI clearances as detailed under the Pennsylvania Child Protective Services Law.  


(ED 204 or ED 214, either with a grade of "C" or better) and PSYC 201