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Observation Form No. 2


									LANSING COMMUNITY COLLEGE                                                                   Name _______________________________________
ALLIED HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES                                                            Location _________________________________________
CHDV 111                                                                                    Observer ________________________________________
                                                                                            Date/Time _______________________________________
                                                                                            Adult/Child _______________________________________
                                    N = Needing Attention     E = Emerging      P = Progressing     D = Demonstrating

                                                      CHDV 111 Observation Feedback No. 2

D. Uses Language Effectively with Individual Children and in Small Groups of Children
1. Uses appropriate praise/encouragement.
                    N                                      E                                 P                                          D
         Rarely uses appropriate          Uses praise occasionally, often       Frequently acknowledges                     Acknowledges children’s
 praise/encouragement. Praises children   not specific to the behavior, i.e.  children’s positive behavior in          positive behavior in the form of a
 with inappropriate responses, i.e. “Good          “Thank you”.                   the form of a reflection.            reflection. “You put the books on
          job” with no specifics.                                              Occasionally may use “thank               the shelf.” Words chosen are
                                                                             you”, stating specific behavior,           specific and state behavior for
                                                                             i.e. “Thank you for opening the                        the child.

2. Uses behavior reflections to help facilitate child’s understanding of own actions through the use of reflections.
                    N                                            E                                 P                                    D
  Opportunities to use behavior reflection           Sometimes use behavior              Often uses behavior                 Behavior reflection is
    are missed. Uses some subjective            reflections as response to child’s    reflections as response to       consistently used as a response
 comments, i.e. “You are wearing a pretty verbal and nonverbal cues. Often           child’s verbal and nonverbal      to a child’s verbal and nonverbal
dress”. Changes reflection to question, i.e.      question is implied within the                 cues.                    cues. Objective statements
         “Okay?” or “Aren’t you?”              reflection. (“You’re running fast?”)                                    focus on child, i.e. “You’re using
                                                                                                                       red and blue blocks to build your
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3. Uses paraphrase reflections to demonstrate understanding of the child’s words.
                      N                                   E                                      P                                     D
   Attempted responses are inconsistent      Sometimes responds to child          After verbalization from the        After verbalization from the child,
      after verbalization from the child.   using exact words said by child.    child, student maintains child’s          student maintains child’s
                                                                                 meaning while responding in           meaning while responding with
                                                                                         different words.                      rich vocabulary.

4. Uses affective (feeling) reflections to help child recognize their emotions.
                     N                                           E                                 P                                 D
  Rarely attempts to identify emotions for      Occasional use of the skill. Few      Uses affective reflections         Uses affective reflections
                 the child.                     emotions are being identified by       using limited emotions.        accurately. Identifies a variety of
                                                 the student. Often asks child a                                         emotions for the children.
                                                  question instead of reflecting.
                                                    Avoids strong emotions of

5. Uses a variety of reflections (behavior, paraphrase, and affective) during interactions with children, appropriate to the situation.
                    N                                          E                                    P                                   D
  Rarely uses reflections. Primarily uses      Reflection does not fit situation       Appropriate reflection is       Appropriate reflection is chosen
  one type of reflection. Asks questions      when responding to child’s verbal frequently chosen. Uses some to fit the situation. Uses a variety
       instead of using reflections.          and nonverbal cues and actions.           variety of reflections at      of reflections appropriate to the
                                                 Primarily uses one type of               appropriate times.                        situation.
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Observation Feedback No. 2 – Page 3

6. Stimulates and extends children’s play.
                     N                                      E                                  P                                     D
Sometimes allows child to take the lead in Invites other children to play but   Lets child take lead in play and    Encourages the child to take the
        play. Uses yes-no questions         doesn’t give ideas to expand the    assign roles. Frequently plays       lead in play and assign roles to
   predominantly. Follows own agenda         play. Sometimes allows child to     along side of child and builds     the adult. Plays along side of the
    instead of following children’s lead.  take the lead in play. Uses yes-no      on what the child is doing.         child and builds on what the
                                                questions predominantly.                                             child is doing. Uses descriptive
                                                                                                                           behavior reflections.

7. Uses questions appropriately.
                   N                                        E                                   P                                  D
  Questions asked can be answered with          Overuses question. Many          Frequently uses open-ended          Uses open-ended questions.
    one word. Answers own questions.         questions can be answered with      questions; Often allows time       Allows children time to respond
                                              one word. Sometimes allows           for children to respond to                to questions.
                                               children time to respond to                  questions.

8. Begins to use conflict negotiation.
                    N                                        E                                  P                                    D
   Reflects. Stops situation or solves for     Identifies problem, reflects,    Identifies the problem, reflects,      Identifies problem, reflects,
                 children.                       neutralizes the object.          neutralizes the object and          neutralizes the object. After
                                                                                   begins to get each child’s       getting each child’s perspective,
                                                                                          perspective.                   begins conversation to
                                                                                                                    encourage children to reach own
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Observation Feedback No. 2 – Page 4

E. Helps Children Develop Positive Esteem
1. Encourages children to make personal decisions by giving them choices.
                      N                                         E                                    P                                    D
  Few choices given. Sometimes gives           Offers suggestions that are not        Frequently offers appropriate        Consistently offers appropriate
 directions and makes decisions for the      real choices. One is a choice, one       choices to children that are of    choices to children that are of two
 child – i.e., “Give the truck to Sam and      a consequence – i.e., “You can          two equal values. “Will you      equal values. “You can paint with the
 play with this one.” Or, “It’s time for you  either sit in the group or sit at the     play in the art area or with      paint brush or with your fingers.”
           to go to the art area.”                    table by yourself.”                      blocks first?”

2. Gives children appropriate responsibilities.
                    N                                        E                                        P                                     D
  Sometimes does actions for child that          Sometimes gives children              Frequently has reasonable        Has reasonable expectations of child
     child should do for him/herself.           appropriate responsibilities.          expectations of a child, i.e.,    – i.e., self-help skills; cleaning up;
                                                                                       self-help skills; cleaning up;        pouring juice; eating. Finds
                                                                                           pouring juice; eating.       strategies to help child do things for

Date of next observation _________________________ Based upon this observation, goals for next observation


:ta 02/11/2013 HHPS_HHS_Ofc/CHDV/CHDV 111/2012 Academic Year/Observation Form No. 2

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