|3 Core Considerations of DAP|
• Knowing about child development and learning.
• Knowing what is individually appropriate.
• Knowing what is culturally important.
|For more information about DAP, the 3 Core Considerations, the 12 Principles of Child Development and Learning, and the 5 Guidelines for Effective Teaching, read the NAEYC position statement "Developmentally Appropriate Practice in Early Childhood Programs Serving Children from Birth through Age 8" (PDF), adopted in 2009.|
|What is DAP?|
|Developmentally Appropriate Practice: Focus on Preschoolers|
|Basics of Developmentally Appropriate Practice: An Introduction for Teachers of Infants & Toddlers|
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