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Developmentally Appropriate Practice

Developmentally Appropriate Practice and the New Developmentally Appropriate Practice DVD-ROM (Set)

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Developmentally Appropriate Practice is the essential resource for the early childhood field. With sections that focus on Infants and Toddlers, the Preschool Years, the Kindergarten Year, and the Early Primary grades, each age-specific section of this comprehensive book provides

  • an overview of development and learning across all domains
  • hundreds of concrete examples of exemplary practice
  • NAEYC's position statement
  • a CD of articles from Young Children and video of developmentally appropriate practice in action

The New Developmentally Appropriate Practice DVD-ROM is a professional development resource that includes interviews with NAEYC leadership and early childhood experts; classroom scenes of DAP in action; NAEYC's 2009 webcasts Responses to Questions You Asked About DAP; and "Reflection Questions." 52 min.

Developmentally Appropriate Practice and A Focus on Intentionality and on Play (Set)

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Developmentally Appropriate Practice is the essential resource for the early childhood field. With sections that focus on Infants and Toddlers, the Preschool Years, the Kindergarten Year, and the Early Primary grades, each age-specific section of this comprehensive book provides

  • an overview of development and learning across all domains
  • hundreds of concrete examples of exemplary practice
  • NAEYC's position statement
  • a CD of articles from Young Children and video of developmentally appropriate practice in action

Developmentally Appropriate Practice: A Focus on Intentionality and on Play (DVD-ROM) features interviews with practictioners and other experts, as well as classroom scenes of DAP in action with infants, toddlers, preschoolers, kindergartners, and primary grade children.

  • DAP and Intentionality—addresses ways in which teachers intentionally use a variety of learning formats and teaching strategies to support children's learning.
  • DAP and Play—how excellent teachers recognize and support high-level play, which leads to powerful learning

Developmentally Appropriate Practice and Basics of Developmentally Appropriate Practice (4-Book Set)

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Developmentally Appropriate Practice is the essential resource for the early childhood field. With sections that focus on Infants and Toddlers, the Preschool Years, the Kindergarten Year, and the Early Primary grades, each age-specific section of this comprehensive book provides

  • an overview of development and learning across all domains
  • hundreds of concrete examples of exemplary practice
  • NAEYC's position statement
  • a CD of articles from Young Children and video of developmentally appropriate practice in action

The Basics Series offer age-specific introductions to DAP. These engaging books describe the core concepts of DAP and makes them meaningful to everyday practice for teachers.

Developmentally Appropriate Practice: Focus on Children in First, Second, and Third Grades

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Edited and compiled just for teachers, this resource explains developmentally appropriate practice (DAP) so teachers can apply DAP in their work with children in first, second, and third grades. Chapters include:

  • What Is Developmentally Appropriate Practice?
    A brief introduction to the main ideas of DAP
  • Teaching Children in First, Second, and Third Grades
    Connecting DAP to excellent teaching
  • An Overview of Development in the Primary Grades
    Overview of learning and development in first, second, and third grades
  • Developmentally Appropriate Examples to Consider
    Examples of key DAP practices, as well as contrasting practices that are less likely to serve children well
  • Supporting Children’s Learning While Meeting Standards
    Connecting standards to DAP
  • Young Children Articles
    Ten articles from Young Children that provide examples of applying developmentally appropriate practice when working with children in first, second, and third grades

Developmentally Appropriate Practice: Focus on Kindergartners

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Bestseller! Edited and compiled just for kindergarten teachers, this resource explains developmentally appropriate practice (DAP) so teachers can apply DAP in their work with kindergartners. Chapters include:

  • What Is Developmentally Appropriate Practice?
    A brief introduction to the main ideas of DAP
  • Teaching in the Kindergarten Year
    Connecting DAP to excellent teaching
  • An Overview of Development in the Kindergarten Year
    Overview of kindergartners’ learning and development
  • Developmentally Appropriate Examples to Consider
    Examples of key DAP practices, as well as contrasting practices that are less likely to serve children well
  • The Common Core State Standards and Developmentally Appropriate Practices
    Connecting the standards to DAP
  • Young Children Articles
    Eight articles from Young Children that provide examples of applying developmentally appropriate practice when working with kindergartners

Basics of Developmentally Appropriate Practice Set (Book & DVD)

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Developmentally appropriate practice is so fundamental to the early childhood field that all new educators need a sound grasp from the very start. While DAP’s basic concepts aren’t difficult or arcane, they can be understood wrongly or incompletely—and often are! This engaging set (Basics of DAP book and Looking at the Basics of DAP DVD) describes the core concepts and makes them meaningful to everyday practice.

Looking at the Basics of Developmentally Appropriate Practice (VHS)

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The basic concepts of developmentally appropriate practice aren’t difficult or arcane, but they can be understood wrongly or incompletely—and often are! This new resource articulates and illustrates the core concepts in simple, memorable ways, including classroom examples and other techniques.

Based on NAEYC's 2006 book Basics of Developmentally Appropriate Practice (#259), by Carol Copple and Sue Bredekamp, this video gives learners a brief introduction to the foundational ideas of the early childhood field. The video is versatile enough to be shown as part of any beginner-level discussion of DAP. Some instructors and trainers will want to show it when learners are using NAEYC's 2009 volume Developmentally Appropriate Practice in Early Childhood Programs Serving Children From Birth Through Age 8 (#375) or other texts.

Produced by RISE Learning Solutions, in collaboration with NAEYC. 41 min.

Designing Developmentally Appropriate Days (DVD)

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The fundamentals of developmentally appropriate practice for all children. From the Child Care Collection. 28 min. Also available in Spanish (#8821S).

Developmentally Appropriate Practice: Focus on Preschoolers

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Bestseller! Teachers of preschoolers can use this resource to learn about developmentally appropriate practice (DAP) so they can apply DAP in their work with preschoolers. Filled with information, practical ideas, and inspiration, this is a book that every preschool teacher will want! 

Chapters include

  • What Is Developmentally Appropriate Practice?
    Key messages of NAEYC’s position statement
  • To Be an Excellent Teacher
    Connecting DAP to excellent teaching 
  • An Overview of Developmentally Appropriate Practice in the Preschool Years
    Overview of preschoolers’ learning and development 
  • Developmentally Appropriate Examples to Consider
    Examples of key DAP practices, as well as contrasting practices that are less likely to serve children well
  • FAQs About Developmentally Appropriate Practice
    Responses to common questions 
  • Young Children Articles
    Seven articles from Young Children that provide examples of applying developmentally appropriate practice when working with preschoolers

Developmentally Appropriate Practice: A Focus on Intentionality and on Play (DVD-ROM)

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This DVD-ROM features the video segments from NAEYC's two online programs—"DAP and Intentionality" and "DAP and Play"—produced by NAEYC with the 2009 release of the third edition of Developmentally Appropriate Practice in Early Childhood Programs Serving Children From Birth Through Age 8.

Each video includes presentations from practitioners and other experts in the field and scenes depicting developmentally appropriate practice in action—in classrooms for infants, toddlers, preschoolers, kindergartners, and primary grade children. "DAP and Intentionality" addresses ways in which teachers intentionally use a variety of learning formats and teaching strategies to support children's learning. "DAP and Play" focuses on the characteristics and types of play and the teacher's role in supporting high-level play. Also included are PDF versions of handouts for each video that highlight the key messages of the programs.

Note: This DVD disc is meant to be played on a computer with a DVD drive.

 

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