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Work Sampling for Head Start™, 4th Edition

 

Overview: Evaluate progress of children in Head Start programs.

Age Range: Grade Range: P3 and P4

Scores/Interpretation: Work Sampling® Online (ordered by phone at 1.800.627.7271) or manual scoring

Report Options: Summary Report

 
 
 

Product Details

Evaluate progress of children in Head Start programs.

Work Sampling for Head Start aligns with the new Head Start Child Development and Early Learning Framework, offering you a proven, authentic performance assessment. This comprehensive observational tool can help you individualize instruction, communicate with families more effectively, and fulfill federal reporting mandates more easily.

This tool is used in Head Start programs to help:

  • Observe, record, and evaluate each child’s progress using a systematic method
  • Assess student learning across eight Head Start domains

Content & Administration

  • Portfolio samples are gathered throughout the year and help demonstrate progress through concrete illustrations of the child's thinking.
  • Developmental Guidelines and Checklists detail skills, behaviors, and academic expectations in one-sentence performance indicators.
  • Observational criteria is presented for each of the eight curriculum areas in the Outcomes Framework.

Features & Benefits

  • Provides an accurate portrait of student achievement
  • Actively involves children in understanding their own progress
  • Informs targeted instruction

Work Sampling for Head Start Online Pricing

Online Annual License Fee Per Child:

Less than 100 Children: 19.95
100-499 Children: 13.95
500-999 Children: 12.95
1,000-1,999 Children: 11.95
2,000+ Children: Contact us at 800.627.7271 for price quote

Scoring

Scoring & Reporting

  • Standards-based Developmental Guidelines Performance Indicators result in a score of "Not Yet," "In Progress," or "Proficient."
  • Using information collected with the Developmental Checklists, you complete a Family Report three times a year to evaluate the child’s current level of performance and growth over time.

Resources

Work Sampling for Head Start is now a data exchange partner with ChildPlus.net, the nation's premier Head Start software. Learn how to import your data.

Training

Past Webinars

  • Introduction to Work Sampling for Head Start, Fifth Edition

    Presenter: Gloria Maccow, PhD

    Join us for an introduction to Work Sampling for Head Start, Fifth Edition, an authentic, performance-based assessment that teachers use to document and evaluate students’ skills, knowledge, and behaviors that is specially designed for Head Start programs. The new edition of Work Sampling for Head Start will be available in July 2014, both in print and online. This webinar will provide an overview of the changes to Work Sampling for Head Start. At the end of the webinar, participants will be able to describe the changes to the new fifth edition of Work Sampling for Head Start and describe the components and assessment cycle of the program.

    Date: May 28, 2014

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  • Introduction to Work Sampling for Head Start, Fifth Edition

    Presenter: Gloria Maccow, PhD

    Join us for an introduction to Work Sampling for Head Start, Fifth Edition, an authentic, performance-based assessment that teachers use to document and evaluate students’ skills, knowledge, and behaviors that is specially designed for Head Start programs. The new edition of Work Sampling for Head Start will be available in July 2014, both in print and online. This webinar will provide an overview of the changes to Work Sampling for Head Start. At the end of the webinar, participants will be able to describe the changes to the new fifth edition of Work Sampling for Head Start and describe the components and assessment cycle of the program.

    Date: Apr 24, 2014

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Pricing & Ordering

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Manual Scoring
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  • Work Sampling for Head Start Classroom Kit
    0158929586
    $164.85
     
    Includes Teacher's Manual, Developmental Guidelines, 30 Checklists, Wall Charts, and Reproducible Family Report and Documentation Blackline Masters
  • Manuals

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  • Work Sampling for Head Start: A Teacher's Manual
    0158929578
    $41.75
     
  • Developmental Guidelines for Three-Year-Olds
    0158929500
    $29.00
     
  • Developmental Guidelines for Four-Year-Olds
    0158929519
    $29.00
     
  • Administration Materials

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  • Developmental Checklists for Four-Year-Olds
    0158929535
    $25.20
     
    Pkg of 10
  • Developmental Checklists for Three-Year-Olds
    0158929527
    $25.20
     
    Pkg of 10
  • Additional Materials

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  • Summary Report Forms - Q and A for Families, English
    1572121297
    $13.10
     
    Pkg of 10
  • Summary Report Forms - Q and A for Families, Spanish
    157212122X
    $13.10
     
    Pkg of 10
  • Summary Report Forms - Reproducible Summary Report and Documentation Masters
    015892956X
    $32.00
     
  • Head Start Wall Charts - Three-Year-Olds
    0158929543
    $6.45
     
  • Head Start Wall Charts - Four-Year-Olds
    0158929551
    $6.45
     
 
 
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  • Work Sampling for Head Start Online Implementation kit
    0158929608
    $65.00
     
 
 
Software-based Scoring and Reporting
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  • Head Start Wall Charts - Four-Year-Olds
    0158929551
    $6.45
     
 
 
 
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