200-300 word essay
In family-friendly terms, describe how you would explain the difference between a norm-referenced versus criterion-referenced test. Be sure to give specific examples in clear terms that families will be able to understand. Next, describe why both standardized and non-standardized, informal assessment can be used in early childhood assessment. Do you recommend using both types of assessment? Why or why not?
Last, visit the website resource and discuss how Response to Intervention (RTI) can be used in early childhood. Give an example of how you can explain the use of RTI to a family unfamiliar with this approach to assessment and learning.