Child Development

Improving Data, Improving Outcomes Conference (2014)

Type: 
ECO Conference
Year: 
2014
Abstract: 
The Center for IDEA Early Childhood Data Systems (DaSy), along with the IDEA Data Center (IDC) and the Early Childhood Technical Assistance (ECTA) Center, hosted the national meeting Improving Data, Improving Outcomes in New Orleans, LA on September 8 - 10, 2014. The meeting combined issues related to the development or enhancement of Part C, Section 619, and/or coordinated early childhood data systems; improvement of data quality; and the measurement and use of child and family outcomes data in order to make data informed decisions. National frameworks and products and states' experiences and resources for improving data systems and systems of services were highlighted.

Improving Data, Improving Outcomes Conference (2016)

Type: 
ECO Conference
Year: 
2016
Abstract: 
Who is sponsoring the meeting? The 2016 Conference on Improving Data, Improving Outcomes was sponsored by The Center for IDEA Early Childhood Data Systems (DaSy), in collaboration with the Early Childhood Technical Assistance (ECTA) Center, the IDEA Data Center (IDC), and the National Center for Systemic Improvement (NCSI) in New Orleans, LA on August 15-17 , 2016; with preconference activities beginning August 13. The meeting combined issues related to the development or enhancement of Part C, Section 619, and/or coordinated early childhood data systems; improvement of data quality; and the measurement and use of child and family outcomes data in order to make data informed decisions. National frameworks and products and states' experiences and resources for improving data systems and systems of services were highlighted.

NAEYC Position Statement on Curriculum, Assessment, and Program Evaluation

Type: 
Paper/Report
Author/Presenter: 
National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) and the National Association of Early Childhood Specialists in State Departments of Education (NAECS/SDE)
Year: 
2003
Abstract: 
A joint position statement on building an effective, accountable system in programs for children birth through 8.

A Family Guide to Participating in the Child Outcomes Measurement Process

Type: 
Paper/Report
Author/Presenter: 

The PACER Center and ECTA Staff

Year: 
2014
Abstract: 

Co-authored by the PACER Center and ECTA Staff, this paper explains the three child outcomes and gives information on how and why parents, guardians, and families can contribute to their child's early intervention experience.

Rating Scale Jeopardy

Type: 
Training Resource
Author/Presenter: 

ECO Staff

Year: 
2012
Abstract: 

This activity is presented in a PPT slide formatted after the game show "Jeopardy." Behind each door on the screen is an answer to a question. The participant provides the question corresponding to the answer. Possible responses include, 'What is a rating of 1?' 'What is a rating of 2?' 'What is a rating of 3?' etc. Blank score sheets are available for recording individual responses, or the activity may be completed as a large group with either teams or individuals calling out answers.

Written Child Example- Kim at 17 and 35 Months Activity

Type: 
Training Resource
Author/Presenter: 

ECO Staff

Year: 
2012
Abstract: 

Through a sequence of activities, small groups read the Kim child example, discuss assessment information, and decide on COS ratings. Participants debrief as a large group, discussing the ratings and rationale, including the suggested ratings and rationale from the ECO Center, and team process.

The K-12 Reform Agenda: Challenges and Opportunities for Early Childhood Education

Type: 
Conference Session
Author/Presenter: 

Amanda Szekely (NGA), Albert Wat (NGA), Donna Spiker (DaSy, ECO)

Year: 
2013
Abstract: 

Presented at the 2013 Improving Data, Improving Outcomes Conference. Recent state education reforms (e.g., Common Core, teacher evaluation, assessments) can challenge research-based early learning practices and policies. They also represent opportunities for early childhood and K-12 stakeholders to collaborate to improve policies and programs for young children from birth-3rd grade. National Governors Association staff shared how they are doing this with states, focusing on learning standards, educator effectiveness, and child assessments. Participants also discussed how special education perspectives can inform this work.

What about Speech Only Children?

Type: 
Webinar
Author/Presenter: 

ECO

Year: 
2007
Abstract: 

This call, sponsored by ECO, focused on issues related to measuring child outcomes for children who participate in Part C or Section 619 because of speech delays.

 

Understanding Young Children's Development

Type: 
Training Resource
Author/Presenter: 

Illinois Early Intervention Training Program

Year: 
2011
Abstract: 

These narrated modules were developed by training personnel in Illinois based on content developed by the University of Connecticut Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities. The modules correspond to the three child outcome areas and are focused on identifying age-appropriate skills among children zero to three.

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