Could you please assist me in Identify/locating at least three assessment methods that are most appropriate for use with young children or infants, including those considered to be "at-risk" and why they would be appropriate.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 25, 2018, 4:15 am ad1c9bdddf
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Searching Google using the phrase from your posting instructions, "assessment methods for at-risk young children" presents a variety of hits that point up one problem: at-risk can apply to a wide variety of conditions. Google's hits refer to mathematical performance, asthma, predicting obesity, endothelial dysfunction, emotional and behavioral disorders, attention deficit hyperactive disorder (ADHD), and general school performance - among others!! See what I mean? At risk can apply to a lot of conditions, which may have nothing whatsoever to do with the response that you were seeking.
I am going to ASSUME that what you were looking for was the latter scenario, children (very young) who are at-risk of poor performance at school, not some of the other ones listed. If this is not the case, please search yourself, using the search phrases that I have recommended or your own search phrases, to better find articles that deal with the specific sort of at-risk conditions that you ...
discussion of "at-risk" conditions in very young children, and the various assessment methods which are available to help identify those children in need of intervention. Web-based URLs on topic are supplied, as well as OTA-provided summation and discussion.
Ideas related to education and assessment are noted.
Objectivity is essential in assessment, yet no one is completely objective. Reflect on your thoughts, feelings, and attitudes in your interactions with young children. What do you detect that could hinder as well as aid your objectivity?
Why is it important to use informal assessment methods, particularly with young children?
Is there a place for formal assessment in the arena of the young child?