This book provides a simple to use and follow Instruction Focused Framework for ongoing assessment and development of instruction in early childhood learning programs ages birth to five. The purpose is to provide an organized framework for administrators and teachers as they design instruction that closes early learning gaps so every child can reach targeted milestones and be successful in their educational journeys and ultimately, in life.
The instruction focused framework is culled from existing literature and documented research and is backed by citations from numerous sources and references. The book also includes five key factors of linking assessment to instruction and provides a simple guideline of an organized way of approaching instruction driven assessment. This book is for all our amazing early childhood learning professionals, administrators, and teachers with the aim of helping in some small way with their monumentally significant work in educating our young ones from birth to age five; and for the parents of these same young ones, especially the interested parents who want to know more about early childhood learning as they raise their children to become the citizens and leaders of tomorrow.