PERFECT FOR NEW AND SEASONED EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATORS! Educators of young children, who regard the most valid ways to evaluate growth and development of the children they teach, will benefit from this easy to read guidebook that offers assessment methods that can be expeditiously implemented into any program. Its principles and use of terminology are clearly presented, as the book represents the important role assessment plays in accountabilities of teaching children. Specific instruction is also given on creating portfolios, what they should look like, and how they facilitate teaching. Perforated pages of samples, developmental checklists, instructional forms are included in the appendices for easy reference and use.Gober, Sue Yarbrough is the author of 'Six Simple Ways to Assess Young Children' with ISBN 9780766839250 and ISBN 0766839257.