Domains to assess school readiness

What domains can be used to assess school readiness?

  1. Physical well-being and sensory motor development, including health status and growth.
  2. Social and emotional development, including self-regulation, attention, impulse control, capacity to limit aggressive and disruptive behaviors, turn-taking, cooperation, empathy, and the ability to communicate one’s own emotions; identification of feelings facilitates accurate communication of these feelings.
  3. Approaches to learning, including enthusiasm, curiosity, temperament, culture, and values.
  4. Language development, including listening, speaking, and vocabulary, as well as literacy skills, including print awareness, story sense, and writing and drawing processes.
  5. General knowledge and cognition, including early literacy and math skills.