Qualitative data which were collected through analysis of graphic organizers and anecdotal records
on a checklist showed two patterns of behavior.
This can be accomplished through observation, anecdotal records
, or survey data.
Standards should require a wide range of assessment tools, such as interviews, observations, anecdotal records
, self-evaluation questionnaires, journals, and learning logs.
Assessment runs the gamut--from anecdotal records
to portfolios, rubrics, and traditional tests.
Although three-quarters of the children acknowledged they knew why they were put into time out, only a few more than half of those children actually gave answers that corresponded with anecdotal records
If the number of learners is large in a classroom, the frequency of writing these anecdotal records
may less often then biweekly.
Personal observation over the past twenty years and anecdotal records
in the literature can paint glowing pictures of the dedication and love of community many library staff members have who work with rural populations.
As a solution, the authors recommend performance assessment coupled with baseline data such as inventories, interviews, anecdotal records
, and portfolios.
The data tools consisted of: student goals, student interviews to discuss student goals, colleague collaboration, student interviews discussing engaging learning opportunities, anecdotal records
, student test scores, student journal observation, student surveys and professional learning communities with various colleagues.