GOLD® – the authentic, ongoing, observation-based assessment system that helps teachers and administrators like you focus on what matters most for children’s success. Grounded in our 38 research-based objectives for development and learning, GOLD® supports effective teaching and assessment, while providing you with more time to spend with the children in your program.
With GOLD®, teachers can:
- use a variety of online tools to gather and organize meaningful data quickly, including online portfolios where children’s work can be stored;
- create a developmental profile of each child to answer the questions, “What does this child know? What is he or she able to do?” that can be used to scaffold each child’s learning; and
- generate comprehensive reports that can be customized easily and shared with family members and other stakeholders.
Easy to Use
Helps you understand how to gather and interpret
Supportive of Development from Birth through Third Grade
Our 38 objectives for development and learning are predictors of school success, based on school
Extensively tested by independent researchers and grounded in the most current research about how children develop and learn.
Provides specific strategies and resources for every type of learner, including dual-language learners and those with
GOLD®, GOLDplus®, and
The Creative Curriculum®:
More Powerful Together
While GOLD® can be used with any developmentally appropriate curriculum, it has the ability to transform teaching and assessment in your classroom when used together with GOLDplus® and The Creative Curriculum®. Aligned to the same 38 objectives for development and learning, these classroom solutions work together to directly link classroom observations with your day-to-day instructional decisions, taking the guesswork out of individualizing instruction. With tools to help simplify your daily planning, you can make learning an individualized experience.
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