Observation 1: An Introduction to Observing Children

Find out why observations of young children are essential to quality care and teaching. In this course, review six key practices for effective observation, and explore the most common observation tools. Learn that conducting observation is only the first part of the process of observation in early childhood programs. Reflecting on observation information and taking action are the other pieces of the process.  

Your experience with this subject is best when you take this course before taking the course Observation 2:  Tools for Observing Children—A Guided Practice. 

This course is appropriate for all early care and education professionals in center-based and family child care settings. 


Course Details

  • KDHE Approved:Yes
  • Clock Hours:2
  • Agency:KCCTO WFD
  • CDA Subject Area:7 - 7 - Observing and Recording Behavior
  • KS/MO Core Comp Area:III. Observation and Assessment