A practical and accessible introduction to early childhood observation methods.

Take A Look: Observation and Portfolio Assessment in Early Childhood has been praised for its practical approach, clarity, and ease of use. Its detailed coverage of observation methods leads the reader to develop skills in seeing, recording, understanding, and assessing the development of young children. These essential skills are presented both within a culturally-sensitive framework and with an emphasis on the complexities and importance of the reader’s role.

This 7th edition of Take a Look has taken a move forward in meeting current needs. The book’s main purpose is to provide a text for a core observation course for early childhood educators or Kindergarten teachers.Through its coverage of introductory early childhood skills courses, child development, curriculum, and behaviour guidance, Take a Look allows learners to make content connections between courses.

Part of Pearson's Canadian Early Childhood Education Collection