Observation 2: Tools for Observing Children

Learn to write observation statements that are factual and remove interpretation. Practice using a variety of observation tools such as narrative records, anecdotal records, running records, and time sampling. Explore using checklists, frequency count records, work samples, photographs, and videos to document children’s growth and development. Print the observation packet found on the course homepage to use as you practice using observation tools by watching videos.   

Your experience with this subject is best when you take this course after taking the course Observation 1: An Introduction to Observing Children course. 

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:3
  • Agency:KCCTO WFD
  • CDA Subject Area:7 - 7 - Observing and Recording Behavior
  • KS/MO Core Comp Area:III. Observation and Assessment