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CLASS™ Toddler Dimensions Guide

CLASS™ Toddler Dimensions Guide

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Brookes Publishing
Item Number:
29056
Price:$19.95
Status:In Stock

Introduce teachers to the 8 dimensions of the CLASS™ Toddler tool with this concise quick-guide, which includes practical teaching tips for strengthening each of the areas assessed with the popular observational tool. This guide is used with the bestselling CLASS™ observational tool that measures interactions between children and teachers -- a primary ingredient of high-quality early educational experiences. With versions for toddler programs and pre-K and K-3 classrooms, the reliable and valid CLASS™ tool establishes an accurate picture of the classroom through brief, repeated observation and scoring cycles and effectively pinpoints areas for improvement. 28 pages.

CLASS™ Toddler

The accurate, reliable way to assess teacher–child interactions

For programs serving children from 15–36 months

With this toddler version of the widely used Classroom Assessment Scoring System™ (CLASS™) tool, your early childhood program will have an accurate, reliable way to assess classrooms. The CLASS™ Toddler tool assesses teacher–child interactions, a primary ingredient of early educational experiences that prepare children for future school success.

This reliable and valid tool:

  • Assesses two crucial domains of teacher–child interaction: Emotional and Behavioral Support and Engaged Support for Learning
  • Provides developmentally appropriate descriptions of what effective interactions look like in toddler classrooms
  • Establishes an accurate picture of classroom interactions through brief, repeated observation and scoring cycles
  • Highlights areas of strength and areas for growth useful for guiding improvement efforts

The CLASS Toddler Dimensions

The CLASS™ Toddler tool measures eight critical dimensions that fall under two domains:

Emotional and behavioral support

  • Positive climate
  • Negative climate
  • Teacher sensitivity
  • Regard for child perspectives
  • Behavior guidance

Engaged support for learning

  • Facilitation of learning and development
  • Quality of feedback
  • Language modeling

   


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