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Results Matter Video Library - Using Technology for Authentic Assessment
We wish to thank the families and early childhood education teams who have partnered with us to create the videos in the Results Matter Video Library. CDE produces these videos for professional development activities and obtains voluntary written permission from all parties who appear in these video clips.
How to Access the Videos
You can watch the clips online or download QuickTime versions of the videos for use in professional development activities. To download the Apple QuickTime .MOV file, select the DOWNLOAD VIDEO link located below each video. NOTE: If you download any of these video files you will need a free media player that will play video files such as VLC Media Player or UMPlayer on both PCs and Macs. QuickTime Player is also recommended for Macs but not PCs.
Limitations on Video Use
- You may not use any of the videos on this site for commercial purposes.
- You may not edit, alter, transform or build upon any of the videos on this site.
- You may not download and re-upload a video file on this site to any website. However, you may use the YouTube share option to link to or embed the video on another website.
These videos were produced and posted to this website with voluntary written permission from all parties who appear in the videos including program staff, volunteers and parents/guardians on their own behalf and that of their children.
These videos are NOT extracted in any form from child assessment records but rather were produced by CDE for professional development activities.
- Marcia Blum, Preschool Special Education Specialist - Email Marcia Blum
(Click on a category below to view a list of videos)
These clips were developed to be used in professional development activities to give early care and education providers an opportunity to practice observation and documentation skills.
Family Engagement With TS GOLD (Runtime: 8:38)
This video, the first of a two-part series, features a teacher and a parent describing key family communication features and benefits in TS GOLD. The second video, “Aiden's Parent-Teacher Conference” illustrates the use of TS GOLD during an actual parent-teacher conference.
Aiden's Parent-Teacher Conference (Runtime: 11:53)
This video is the second of a two-part series. The first video, “Family Engagement with TS GOLD,” features a teacher and a parent describing family communication features and benefits in TS GOLD. This video begins with brief interviews with the teacher and parent discussing the importance of parent-teacher conferences. The video then shows about ten minutes of an actual parent-teacher conference. The conference highlights how the teacher uses several features of TS GOLD during the conference and illustrates how the teacher describes the ways that families can participate in TS GOLD.
Using Technology to Enhance Instruction and Family Engagement (Runtime: 9:44)
Teaming on the Use of the GOLD® Documentation App (Runtime: 5:31)
Using the GOLD® Documentation App to Better Understand Children's Communication (Runtime: 3:23)
First Look-Teaching Strategies GOLD® Documentation App (Runtime: 5:45)
Aurelius Reading at Naptime (Runtime: 4:52)
Using iPod Touch and Dragon Dictation to Record Observation Notes (Runtime: 3:15)
Using the iPod Touch and iPhone to Record Video and Photographic Documentation (Runtime: 3:53)
Using MPEG Streamclip to Edit Video Files (Runtime: 10:12)
There are many ways to edit your video files. This instructional video illustrates how to use one free application, MPEG Streamclip, to trim, join, and compress your video files. MPEG Streamclip works on both PCs and Macs but requires that the free Apple QuickTime player is installed on your computer. Please refer to the requirements and installation instructions at http://www.squared5.com/. (See CDE's Web Link Disclaimer.)
Watching Video Documentation with Children (Runtime: 3:49)
Documentation as a Habit (Runtime: 8:03)
Using Documentation at Emerald Preschool (Runtime: 9:00)
Sharing Video Documentation with Families (Runtime: 1:35)