- Read video background.
- Watch video and record observations on Watch Me Grow worksheet.
- See which measures we think are reflected by the evidence!
- Explore additional information from the California Preschool Curriculum Framework and California Preschool Learning Foundations.
This is a 45 second clip of a toddler, Marcos, indicating he’s done with lunch and going through the clean up routine with support from his teacher.
2. Watch Video: Toddler Cleans Up After Lunch
A good piece of evidence might address multiple measures. We are not assigning a developmental level, but rather saying that this video clip could be evidence for the measures. Measures Reflected by the Evidence: Toddler Cleans Up After Lunch
4. For more information, explore California’s Infant/Toddler Curriculum Framework for information about:
• “Be responsive to the active communicator and learner.” (pp. 84-85)
• “Include language in your interactions with infants and toddlers.” (p. 85)
• “Celebrate and support the Individual.” (p. 86)
• “Make communication and language interesting and fun.” (p. 87)
• “Be responsive when children initiate communication” (p. 89)
• “Use child directed language” (p. 90)
• “Use self-talk and parallel talk.” (p. 90)
• “Help children expand language” (p. 90)
• “Be playful with language” (p. 91)
Perceptual and Motor Development
Environment & Materials:
• “Choose materials that support perceptual and motor development, focusing on the children’s interests …” (p. 130)
• “Consider the child’s ease of movement in setting up the physical environment” (p. 132)
• “Use everyday objects and materials to offer opportunities for perceptual and motor experiences” (p. 132)
• “Provide the infant with freedom to move” (p. 133)
• “Help build the infants feelings of comfort, security, and awareness of his body.” (p.134)
• “Use common routines, activities and behaviors to allow for practice of perceptual and motor skills” (p. 134)