2022 NDM: Measuring What Matters: Equity Considerations in Early Childhood Measurement Tools
Tyson Barker, PhD, Early Childhood Precision, Innovation, and Shared Measurement (EC PRISM); Katie Hammond, EC PRISM; and Aimée Drouin Duncan, PhD, EC PRISM
Measuring What Matters: Equity Considerations in Early Childhood Measurement Tools
You value what you measure, and you measure what you value. The early childhood field has traditionally relied on measures that may not reflect the parenting practices and values of families, particularly families of color. How can the early childhood field utilize measures that better align with community values and practices? Attendees will learn how to consider the cultural relevance of early childhood and parenting measurement tools, and learn how to use the IMPACT Measures Tool (www.impact.ecprism.org) to find culturally relevant measures that are aligned to their community’s values.
The Importance of Culturally Relevant Measurement: Experts Offer Insights to Address this Crucial Need
Early childhood measurement experts share their thoughts on the importance of culturally relevant measurement to address inequities in the field.
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