Observation, assessment and evaluation can be time-consuming and many teachers complain that the process robs them of valuable time with the children. Yet assessments are essential if early childhood education is to be effective and are crucial to identifying children who would benefit from early intervention services in order to maximize their developmental potential. What do you think? How can teachers balance their time and attention to meet both of these needs?
Use references from chapter 6 to guide your response. Your response should be at least 300 words and should include at lease 2 references from chapter 6.