Mill Woods Early Development Instrument (EDI) Results

Mill Woods Mosaic – August 15, 2013

What is the Early Development Instrument (EDI)?

  • The EDI is a questionnaire completed by Kindergarten teachers across the province
  • The EDI gathers information about children’s
  • development in their early years
  • The EDI allows us to understand trends in child development across the province that can help shape decision-making, planning, programs and policy
  • The EDI is NOT a diagnostic measure or assessment tool for individual children
  • The EDI is NOT used to evaluate teachers or individual programs

The EDI describes development in the following five areas:

  • Social competence
  • Language and cognitive development
  • Physical health and well-being
  • Emotional maturity
  • Communication skills and general knowledge

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