[Solution] — Carol Copple
Assessment of young children’s progress and achievements is ongoing, strategic, and purposeful. The results of assessment are used to inform the planning and implementing of experiences, to communicate with the child’s family, and to evaluate and improve teachers’ and the program’s effectiveness.
—Carol Copple and Sue Bredenkamp,
Developmentally Appropriate Practice in Early Childhood Programs: Serving Children From Birth Through Age 8