March 17, 2023
One of the ways to gain knowledge about the interests, strengths, and challenges of young children through observation. Observing can give insight about how each child thinks, hears, and learns. Information gained through observation can be helpful when planning lessons and activities or selecting materials that will encourage each child’s development and growth.
Please refer to the Maryland EXCELS Toolkit for more TIPS on effective assessment tools and techniques for observing children.