For observation and assessment to be effective in early
childhood education, they must be developmentally appropriate. Use the
questions to guide an original post.
1. On what sources of developmental information do you rely?
2. Identify the advantages and disadvantages of each source.
3. What source of developmental information do you recommend to
classmates? Provide a brief rationale for your recommendation.
4. What new ways of documenting children’s developmental
capabilities would you like to explore?