Montessori Assessment Playbook

The Assessment Playbook is here!

The Montessori Assessment Playbook
Measuring What Matters

NCMPS is excited to announce the release of the Montessori Assessment Playbook, a strategy manual and collection of tools for implementing a new assessment model grounded in Montessori and supporting human flourishing.

The Playbook contains
33 wide-scope assessment tools, including:

  • Essential Elements Rubric
  • Teacher, Assistant, and Executive Appraisal Instruments
  • Observing Work Engagement Forms (Primary, Elementary, and Adolescent)
  • Whole School and Teacher Reflective Practice Inventories
  • Transition Skills Checklists for Primary to Lower Elementary, Lower to Upper Elementary, and Upper Elementary to Adolescent

Available now as a printed manual or an ebook for $29.95

Developmental Environmental Rating Scale (DERS)

Developmental Environmental Rating Scale

The DERS is an environment rating scale analogous to the ECERS or the CLASS, but designed for environments such as Montessori (and others) which support the development of executive function, linguistic and cultural fluency, and social fluency and emotional flexibility.

Use of the DERS requires a one-day in-person or online training, an annual licensing fee, and access to an iPad tablet for downloading and using the DERS app.

MontessoriPublic reports on and advocates for public Montessori. Find MontessoriPublic at the website, on Facebook and Twitter, and in print.

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