What you'll learn

How to make assessment meaningful in your ECE setting

By Isauro Escamilla

The Role of Narrative in Learning Stories as Authentic Assessment and Critical Pedagogy

Learning stories are an effective way to observe and document small moments of learning and growth for young children, and provide teachers with a highly adaptable assessment tool that can be aligned with both site-specific and program curricular and assessment goals and measures.

SALSA's Isauro Escamilla reviews chapter 2 of their book, Learning Stories and Teacher Inquiry Groups, which can be ordered on the NAEYC site or on Amazon.

SALSA ("Supporting the Advancement of Learning Stories in America") is a non-profit Learning Story advocacy group. Learn more and/or join SALSA here.

Certificate available at completion.

Your teacher

Senior Instructor Isauro Escamilla

Dr. Isauro M. Escamilla, born and raised in Veracruz, Mexico, is an experienced Spanish/English dual language public school teacher in San Francisco. He is co-author of Learning Stories and Teacher Inquiry Groups: Reimagining Teaching and Assessment in Early Childhood Education (NAEYC, 2021) and a Lecturer at San Francisco State University. He is also a SALSA board member.