ECERS-E (Heftet)

The Four Curricular Subscales Extension to the Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale (ECERS-R)


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Forfatter: , og
Innbinding: Heftet
Utgivelsesår: 2010
Antall sider: 72
Forlag: Teachers' College Press
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9780807751503
Omtale ECERS-E
ECERS-E is designed to be used with the Early Childhood Rating Scale-Revised (ECERS-R), an internationally recognized measure of quality in education and care written by Thelma Harms, Richard M. Clifford, and Debby Cryer. It not only complements the ECERS-R but extends the scales to provide additional insights into important aspects of literacy, mathematics, science and environment, as well as practices related to issues of diversity. Given the current focus on emerging literacy and numeracy skills, the ECERS-E provides unique guidance on the kinds of environments that enhance learning in preschool settings. The curriculum domains within the scales bear important relationships to children's (age 3-5) cognitive and social/behavioral developmental outcomes.

Using the ECERS-E alongside the ECERS-R gives users a more complete picture of what a high-quality early childhood education program can look like. It can be used by program directors, teaching staff, agency staff, and in teacher training programs.

Convenient organization:

Literacy Items:

Print in the environment
Book and literacy areas
Adults reading with children
Sounds in words
Emergent writing/mark making
Talking and listening

Mathematics Items:

Counting and application of counting
Reading and representing simple numbers
Activities: Shape
Activities: Sorting, matching and comparing

Science and Environment Items:

Natural materials
Areas featuring science/science materials
Activities: Non living
Activities: Living processes
Activities: Food preparation

Diversity Items:

Planning for individual learning needs
Gender equality and awareness
Race equality and awareness

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