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Title: Toddler Observation Project
Syeda Hiba Qasmi
Ivy Tech Community College

INTASC Standard, Description and Rationale
Standard# 6 Assessment
The teacher understands and uses multiple methods of assessment to engage learners in their own growth, to monitor learner progress, and to guide the teacher’s and learner’s decision making.

Name of Artifact: Toddler Observation Project
Date: February 13, 2014
Course: EDUC 121
Brief Description: For this assignment, I observed a 36 months old child. This assignment will help me to better understand the toddler’s physical development process. In this observation the topics I have covered for the toddler’s observation are his physical, intellectual, emotional, and social development. Further in this observation we are going to discuss whether the toddler’s growth is typical for his age group, the difference in his behavior, and the signs of independence, if any observed.
Rationale:
To document my understanding of Standard# 6, Assessment, I decided to include the Toddlers Observation Project because the toddler is observed under naturalistic observation in which the child engages in various activities and reacts to certain situations spontaneously, or naturally. This project will help me better understand the typical growth and development for toddlers of this particular age group.

Introduction
Toddler years (1 to 3) are a time of great growth and change, and a typical toddler will gain command of motor, cognitive and behavioral skills at a rapid rate. (2013, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health, Seattle Children's Hospital). In this observation I decided to observe and to understand the essential growth and development factors of a toddler. The toddler under observation for this project name is Jameson. He is 3 years old. He is white, and has blond hair with blue…...

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