The following links include professional research-based and/or evidence-based information about developmental milestones and sequence of skill development:
Harvard Center for the Developing Child – 8 Things to Remember about Child Development
Understanding your Growing Child (family resource from Division of Early Learning)
Child Development Institute – Child Development Sequence
An important aspect included in assessment and evaluation is communication with families. This link is to the TATS page for Family Involvement and contains links and information from sites and resources that provide research- and/or evidence-based information about child development.
Child Development page from Family Involvement section on TATS home page
Explanation of Assessment Results
Best Practices for Involving Families in Assessment Process
It is sometimes helpful to share the Florida Early Learning and Developmental Standards (FELDS) with both families and teachers in order to help them understand developmental sequences of skills.
Florida Early Learning and Developmental Standards – Birth – K
FL Learning and Developmental Standards – Age Four – Kindergarten