From the e-Activity, compare the NAEYC / NAECS-SDE Joint Position statement on curriculum, assessment, and program evaluation with the six (6) categories of responsibilities for teachers and students’ rights and responsibilities as test takers in Chapter 5. Determine where there are specific areas of agreement and disagreement between the position statement and the textbook guidance. Justify your response. Debate whether or not there is bias in educational assessment strategies in terms of gender, race, age, or socio-economic backgrounds. Indicate two (2) strategies that teachers could use in order to mitigate some of the biases in question when they develop their own assessments for their students. Provide a rationale for your response.
E-Activity: Go to the National Association for the Education of Young Children’s Website to review its position statement of curriculum, assessment and program evaluation, by clicking here. Be prepared to discuss. website is http://www.naeyc.org/files/naeyc/file/positions/pscape.pdf