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Assessment Resources
Developmental Milestones
Developmental Rating Scale, 0-9 Months (PDF)
Developmental Rating Scale, 9-24 Months
(PDF)
Developmental Rating Scale, 24-36 Months
(PDF)
Developmental Rating Scale, 36-48 Months
(PDF)
Developmental Rating Scale, 48-60 Months
(PDF)
Open-ended Questions 1 (PDF)
Open-ended Questions 2 (PDF)
Open-ended Questions 3 (PDF)
Preschool Progress Report (fillable Word)
Basic Skills Checklist (Pre-Kindergarten) (PDF)
Getting Acquainted with Your Infant (Word)
Infant/Toddler Daily Sheet (Word)
Two's Daily Sheet (Word)
Preschool Daily Sheet (Word)
Assessing Children's Learning through Documentation (PDF)

Parent/Teacher Conference Resources
Ways to Talk... (PDF)
Parent Conference Summary... (PDF)
Suggestions... (PDF)

Curriculum Resources
Curriculum/Resources for Infant/Toddler Teachers
(PDF)
Curriculum/Resources for Preschool/Pre-K Teachers (PDF)
Intervention Resources (PDF)
Multiple Intelligences: Recommended Materials and Activities (PDF)
Curriculum Evaluation Checklist (PDF) (To ensure alignment with Adventist tenets.)
Weekly Planner (PDF)
Child Portfolio (PDF)

NAD-produced Curriculum
     1. Be Like Jesus Companion
     2. CREATION Kids

Alternative Supplemental Curriculum (check with your local conference)

The  following  curricula  have  been  vetted  and  determined  as  appropriate  for  use as  a supplement to the NAD-developed curriculum, CREATION Kids:

     1. Creative Curriculum
     2. Learn Everyday
     3. High Reach
     4. High Scope
     5. Core Knowledge
     6. OWL

For  more  detailed  information  regarding  each  curriculum,  visit  the  NAD  ECEC  website: http://ecec.nadeducation.org/.

Alternative supplemental curriculums that have not been approved are to be evaluated and approved annually by the local conference office of Education. Requests for approval of alternative supplemental curriculum must be submitted by the ECEC program. See the Alternative Supplemental Request form and the Policy Manual for complete explanation.

NAD Developmental
Standards

NAD ECEC Developmental Standards (2011 PDF)
REAL/NAD ECEC Standards Alignment (PDF)

Developmentally Appropriate Practice
Benefits of a Developmentally Appropriate Program
Developmental Appropriate Practices in Adventist Early Childhood Programs

State Early Learning Standards
Arizona - http://www.azed.gov/early-childhood/files/2011/11/arizona-early-learning-standards-3rd-edition.pdf
California - http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/cd/re/psfoundations.asp
Hawaii - http://earlylearning.hawaii.gov/standards/hawaii-early-learning-and-development-standards-helds/
Nevada - http://www.nevadaregistry.org/department-of-education-office-of-early-learning-and-development/pre-k-standards.html
Utahhttp://www.schools.utah.gov/CURR/preschoolkindergarten/Core.aspx