The Creative Curriculum Developmental Continuum for Ages 3-5 is a valid and reliable assessment instrument based on the goals and 50 objectives of The Creative Curriculum for Preschool®. Because development typically unfolds in progressive steps, The Developmental Continuum outlines the steps for each objective. Using the assessment system to determine monitor children's progress enables educators to decide which educational experiences will support children's learning and development. To learn more, visit the official Teaching Strategies web site.