Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Assessment by Number

I would recommend Paint-by-Numbers as an assessment of students' development to any teacher working with three to six year olds. We're studying the B sound right now so we tried one showing a bear and a ball:

Some children, include most of the youngest ones in Kindergarten, get so excited by playing with paint that they can't attend to the complex process required to make a picture:

Children who can complete the task conclusively demonstrate maturity, colour knowledge, attention to detail, and the ability to understand symbols:

 That's a lot to learn from a quick art activity!

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