Streamline Your Preschool Assessments Process

Streamline Your Preschool Assessments Process


Episode Summary

I remember the time at the beginning of the school year, years ago when I was struggling to map out how my preschool assessments pieces would fit together. I knew I needed some sort of sheet to record data and I also knew I wanted to have student portfolios.  But how they connected and the pieces that were missing were bring me that 'disorderly feeling'.  

Fast forward 5+ years and I again am finding myself having this feeling. This time it is in relation to how much TIME I was spending on assessing.

It just didn't feel right - I would spend weeks assessing all.the.things, three times a year - but then lacked the actual time to TEACH the skills I saw were missing when doing the assessments. 

Listen in to find out how I solved this assessment dilemma!


Topics Discussed:


  • Goals and Standards
  • Collecting and Reporting Data
  • Using and Communicating Results


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Are you a busy preschool teacher who loves gaining new ideas, perspectives and inspiration for your classroom? The Lovely Preschool Teachers Podcast is here to help you up your confidence in educating early learners in a quick, actionable way!

As an early educator who is still in the classroom, Ashley Rives will share the ins and outs of how she runs her classroom in a play-based, child-centered way. Each week, expect a new episode focused on actionable strategies to level up your abilities and confidence as a preschool teacher.

Ashley Rives is an early educator with over 17 years of experience and a strong passion to help teachers implement child-centered learning in preschool classrooms all over the world. You can follow her on Instagram @lovelycommotion or learn more at the Lovely Commotion Preschool Resources website: