The Kindergarten Development Profile (KDP) 

"Observation is the favoured means of evaluation: it fosters and respects the learning process and focuses on the children's attitudes, behaviours, processes, strategies and productions." The KDP is an authentic assessment tool that teachers can use to help observe and track their student's progress in an ongoing manner.

  • Competency 1: Performs Sensorimotor Actions   Download
  • Competency 2: Affirms his/her Personality   Download
  • Competency 3: Interacts Harmoniously with Others   Download
  • Competency 4: Communicates Using the Resources of Language   Download
  • Competency 5: Constructs his/ her Understanding of the World   Download
  • Competency 6: Completes an activity or project   Download

The KDP was designed by a team of Quebec Preschool educators and consultants. It can be used as an authentic assessment tool to help track a student's progress in an ongoing manner and can assist teachers in providing differentiated learning for all their students. Interview with Kim McGrath, leader of of the development team