CCEI February 2022 Newsletter
Child Observation
Early childhood education is a challenging and rewarding field. Many tasks and responsibilities need to be achieved each day to ensure that children are not only safe and healthy but also learning and growing in expected ways. Learn More
NAEYC Professional Standards and Competencies for Early Childhood Educators
Types of Observations
Tips for Collecting Observations
Include the Children and Families
Additional Articles
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What is the main reason that you conduct observations in your learning environment?
A. Because it is required
B. So I can complete assessments on children
C. To be able to talk with families in an informed manner
D. It helps me make decisions about curriculum and interactions with children
E. For all of the above reasons
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Dawn Tomsik
Lantana, FL
If I were to be asked “What I love most about taking courses with CCEI", I would have to say the support I had from my education coach. She was a HUGE asset to me throughout the entire process of obtaining my CDA certification training. Any time I had a question and sent an email, she responded within a very short time. At times, I felt as if she was my personal coach and had no other students. That’s how responsive she was. I can’t begin to say how much I appreciated her from the beginning.

What You Can Learn from Observing Children

In this month's newsletter, child observation takes front and center. We discuss the importance of gathering observations to complete assessments, engage with families, and make curriculum decisions. Most states have identified a list of skills...

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