Wisconsin Model Early Learning Standards: Curriculum and Assessment Resources used in WMELS Training

Wisconsin Early Childhood Professionals may preview any of the following items by borrowing them from the Childcare Information Center (CCIC)
Email: ccic@dpi.wi.gov or Phone: 1-800-362-7353

Curriculum
Assessment, Evaluation, and Programming System for Infants and Children
AEPS Volume 3: Curriculum for Birth to Three Years
AEPS Volume 4: Curriculum for Three to Six Years

Creative Curriculum
Creative Curriculum for Infants, Toddlers and Twos, 2nd edition revised (3-book set)
Creative Curriculum for Preschool, 5th edition (5-book set)
Creative Curriculum for Family Child Care, 2nd edition (2-book set)

Family Child Care Curriculum: Teaching through Quality Care

Hawaii Early Learning Profile
HELP Activity Guide (0-3)
HELP 3-6 Curriculum Guide

HighScope
Tender Care and Early Learning: Supporting Infants and Toddlers in Early Childhood Settings
Essentials of Active Learning in Preschool: Getting to Know the HighScope Curriculum

Portage Guide, Birth to Six
Portage Guide: Infant/Toddler: Activities and Routines
Portage Guide: Preschooler: Activities and Routines

Developmental Screening
Ages & Stages Questionnaires, 3rd edition (if requested from CCIC, one of each item will be sent)
Ages & Stages Questionnaires: Social Emotional (ASQ-SE)
Developmental Milestones Checklists (3 mo to 5 yrs) - Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
(free download from website)

Assessment
Assessment, Evaluation, and Programming System for Infants and Children
AEPS Volume 2: Test for Birth to Three Years and Three to Six Years

Creative Curriculum
Teaching Strategies GOLD (if requested from CCIC, one of each item from the toolkit will be sent)
http://www.teachingstrategies.com/page/73190-gold-assessment-toolkit.cfm
http://www.teachingstrategies.com/page/GOLD-assessment-online.cfm

Early Language & Literacy Classroom Observation
ELLCO Pre-K Tool, 2008 Research edition
ELLCO K-3 Tool, 2008 Research edition

Focused Portfolios: A Complete Assessment for the Young Children

Hawaii Early Learning Profile
HELP Strands (0-3)
HELP 3-6 Assessment Manual
HELP 3-6 Assessment Strands
Inside HELP Administration and Reference Manual

HighScope
HighScope Child Observation Record (COR) for Infants and Toddlers
HighScope Preschool Child Observation Record (COR)

Individual Growth and Development Indicators (IGDIs)
Using IGDIs: Monitoring Progress and Improving Intervention for Infants and Young Children
Indicators of Individual Growth and Development for Infants and Toddlers (IGDI: 0-3) U. Kansas (free download from website)

Ounce Scale
The Ounce Scale: Standards for the Developmental Profiles, Birth - 42 Months
The Ounce Scale: User’s Guide

Portage Guide, Birth to Six
Portage Guide: Infant/Toddler
Portage Guide: Preschooler

Six Simple Ways to Assess Young Children

Work Sampling System, Omnibus Guidelines Vol. 1, PK-3rd Grade (4th ed.)*

Program Assessment
Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale, Revised edition (ECERS-R)

Infant/Toddler Environment Rating Scale, Revised edition (ITERS-R)

Family Child Care Environment Rating Scale, Revised edition (FCCERS-R)

School-Age Care Environment Rating Scale (SACERS)

Program Administration Scale (PAS)
http://cecl.nl.edu/evaluation/pas.htm
http://store.tcpress.com/0807752452.shtml

Business Administration Scale for Family Child Care (BAS)
http://cecl.nl.edu/evaluation/bas.htm
http://store.tcpress.com/080774977X.shtml

Curriculum and Assessment Handouts used in WMELS Training
NAEYC “Where We Stand on Curriculum, Assessment & Program Evaluation” (pdf)
Defining High Quality Curriculum for Young Children (pdf)
High Quality Curriculum for Young Children (pdf)

Additional References
YoungStar, Wisconsin’s Child Care Rating Program “Purposes for Assessment in Child Care Programs” (pdf)
State Pre-K Assessment Policies: Issues and Status (pdf)

Curriculum and Assessment Links on the WECCP Website
Screening/Early Identification
Curriculum and Assessment Resources