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Ohio's Early Learning Assessment Initial Training


Event Description

This training is designed for those early learning teachers who will be using the Early learning Assessment to assess students. This training will review the purpose and structure of the assessment, guide participants in gathering evidence to determine developmental levels, and explain scoring procedures and reporting.  The training will also review: administration for students with disabilities and English Language Learners, communicating with families about the assessment, and using assessment results to plan activities supporting student growth. 9 hours of Ohio Approved Credit.


Sessions / Training Location Info


Session Being Hosted At:
Highland Head Start - 1511 Hutchins Street Portsmouth Scioto (directions)

Session Being Hosted At:
Highland Head Start - 1511 Hutchins Street Portsmouth Scioto (directions)

Instructor(s)

Julie Burchett

Event Information

Contact Hours 9.00
Training approved for OA-L2
Registration deadline Oct 08, 2017
Number of open seats 20
Event Owner COAD Early Care and Education Division
Sponsor Phone (740) 354-6527

Topic Areas

Target Audience Classroom Staff / Teacher,Staff working with children with special needs,Program Administrator
Age Groups related to content Preschoolers
Core Knowledge Area N/A
Child Development Associate Area Observing and recording children’s behavior
Early Learning and Development Standards Social-Emotional Development
Approaches Toward Learning
Physical Well-Being and Motor Development
Cognitive Development and General Knowledge
Language and Literacy Development
Assessment Type None

Objectives

Objective:

Participants will identify methods of formative assessment and the benefits of using comprehensice assessments. 

 
Core Knowledge Document: Ohio's Early Childhood Core Knowledge and Competencies *REVISED*
 
Area: Observation and Assessment
 
Subgroup: Foundations and Principles
 
Competency: 2.6 Implements observation and assessment practices that follow established standards including those related to confidentiality.
Objective:

Participants will explore ways to utilize formative assessment to further children's learning and development.

 
Core Knowledge Document: Ohio's Early Childhood Core Knowledge and Competencies *REVISED*
 
Area: Observation and Assessment
 
Subgroup: Summarizing and Interpreting
 
Competency: 2.2 Reviews screening and assessment results to synthesize information regarding children's learning and development and to determine all areas are addressed.
Objective:

Identify ways to share ELA assessment results with families using strength based language.

 
Core Knowledge Document: Ohio's Early Childhood Core Knowledge and Competencies *REVISED*
 
Area: Observation and Assessment
 
Subgroup: Sharing and Reporting
 
Competency: 2.2 Discusses the results of screenings and assessments with families and communicates the results in written and oral formats using strength-based language.
Objective:

Describe ways to collect evidence for the ELA that occurs in natural settings.

 
Core Knowledge Document: Ohio's Early Childhood Core Knowledge and Competencies *REVISED*
 
Area: Observation and Assessment
 
Subgroup: Gathering and Documenting
 
Competency: 2.3 Organizes information about developmental and educational progress that is collected from multiple, age-appropriate sources including contributions from families and other professionals.
Objective:

Participants will engage in the use of technology to capture information regarding the ELA.

 
Core Knowledge Document: Ohio's Early Childhood Core Knowledge and Competencies *REVISED*
 
Area: Observation and Assessment
 
Subgroup: Gathering and Documenting
 
Competency: 2.3 Organizes information about developmental and educational progress that is collected from multiple, age-appropriate sources including contributions from families and other professionals.
Objective:

Identify the purpose of the ELA assessment and the benefits of using a comprehensive assessment.

 
Core Knowledge Document: Ohio's Early Childhood Core Knowledge and Competencies *REVISED*
 
Area: Observation and Assessment
 
Subgroup: Foundations and Principles
 
Competency: 2.5 Uses valid and reliable assessments following guidelines specified by the tool to collect data and make decisions about children.
Objective:

The learners will recognize the importance of using multiple data points and sources to authentically assess young children. 

 
Core Knowledge Document: Ohio's Early Childhood Core Knowledge and Competencies *REVISED*
 
Area: Observation and Assessment
 
Subgroup: Gathering and Documenting
 
Competency: 2.3 Organizes information about developmental and educational progress that is collected from multiple, age-appropriate sources including contributions from families and other professionals.
Objective:

The learners will identify the importance of respecting, including and honoring each child's home language and culture while assessing each child without cultural biases. 

 
Core Knowledge Document: Ohio's Early Childhood Core Knowledge and Competencies *REVISED*
 
Area: Observation and Assessment
 
Subgroup: Foundations and Principles
 
Competency: 2.2 Considers children's home language, culture, strengths, needs, preferences, genetics and physical/social environment influences when choosing tools and methods for assessing children.

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