Common Assessment Tools

Internet Resources on Commonly Used Assessment Tools 

Child assessment is a vital and growing component of high-quality early childhood programs and now required in Massachusetts per EEC regulations for licensed programs.

 In selecting this important tool for understanding and supporting young children’s development, it is essential to choose a tool that meets your programs needs in regards to budget, sustainability and feasibility.

Below is a list of internet resources that educators may use to access information about some of the commonly used, multi-domain, research-based assessment tools.  This list is not meant to be exhaustive, and is presented as a service to the early education and care workforce and for informational purposes only. 

 Infants and Toddlers

Ounce Scale: http://ags.pearsonassessments.com/group.asp?nGroupInfoID=aOunce

Ages and Stages: http://www.brookespublishing.com/tools/asq/index.htm 

Creative Curriculum Developmental Continuum: http://www.teachingstrategies.com/book/1270_CCforIT.cfm

High Scope Infant Toddler Assessment Tool:
http://www.highscope.org/Content.asp?ContentId=62

Brigance Inventory of Early Development: http://www.curriculumassociates.com/products/detail.asp?topic=T0A&sub=T0A2&title=BrigIED2&Type=SCH&CustId=4031232529810241224003

Battelle Developmental Inventory: http://www.riverpub.com/products/bdi2/index.html

Devereux Early Childhood Assessment-Screening: http://www.devereux.org/site/PageServer?pagename=deci_it_assessment

 Preschool

Work Sampling System:  http://ags.pearsonassessments.com/group.asp?nGroupInfoID=worksampl

Ages and Stages: http://www.brookespublishing.com/store/books/bricker-asq/index.htm

Creative Curriculum Developmental Continuum: http://www.teachingstrategies.com/page/PS_Assessment.cfm

Focused Portfolio: http://www.focusedportfolios.com/about.html

High Scope COR: http://www.highscope.org/Content.asp?ContentId=2 

Learning Accomplishment Profile: http://www.kaplanco.com/curriculum/LAP3_index.asp 

Brigance Inventory of Child Development: http://www.curriculumassociates.com/products/detail.asp?topic=T0A&sub=T0A2&title=BrigIED2&Type=SCH&CustId=4031232529810241224003

Battelle Developmental Inventory: http://www.riverpub.com/products/bdi2/index.html

Devereux Early Childhood Assessment-Screening: http://www.devereux.org/site/PageServer?pagename=deci_preschool_theory#assessment

 School Age

Work Sampling System: http://ags.pearsonassessments.com/group.asp?nGroupInfoID=worksampl

Creative Curriculum Developmental Continuum: http://www.teachingstrategies.com/page/PS_Assessment.cfm

Brigance Inventory of Child Development: http://www.curriculumassociates.com/products/detail.asp?topic=T0A&sub=T0A2&title=BrigIED2&Type=SCH&CustId=4031232529810241224003

Battelle Developmental Inventory: http://www.riverpub.com/products/bdi2/index.html

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