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Developmentally Appropriate Practice

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

DAP Basics Kit

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Professional Development Library

Perfect for programs that are building a professional development library! Use these resources to deepen the understanding and application of developmentally appropriate practice, to focus how to provide high-quality early childhood education to young children, and to explore content areas that are included in a high-quality program. The kit includes

  • Developmentally Appropriate Practice: Focus on Preschoolers
  • Basics of Developmentally Appropriate Practice: An Introduction for Teachers of Children 3 to 6
  • Basics of Assessment: A Primer for Early Childhood Professionals
  • Code of Ethical Conduct brochure packet (25 brochures)
  • Social and Emotional Development: Connecting Science and Practice in Early Childhood Settings
  • Big Body Play: Why Boisterous, Vigorous, and Very Physical Play Is Essential to Children’s Development and Learning
  • Learning to Read and Write: Developmentally Appropriate Practices for Young Children
  • The Young Child and Mathematics (2nd ed.)
  • Ramps & Pathways: A Constructivist Approach to Physics With Young Children
  • The Story in the Picture: Inquiry and Artmaking With Young Children
  • Developmentally Appropriate Practice: A Focus on Intentionality and on Play (DVD-ROM)

Developmentally Appropriate Practice: Focus on Preschoolers

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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

Learning to Read and Write: Developmentally Appropriate Practices for Young Children

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Bestseller! Developmentally appropriate, research-based strategies for promoting children's literacy learning in preschool, kindergarten, and elementary classrooms and infant/toddler settings. A strong, coherent framework for effective practice appears in NAEYC's joint position statement with the International Reading Association, which is supported by many other organizations and reprinted in this book. Alive with classroom photos and children's work, the book offers crystal-clear guidance and exciting ideas for teachers to help young children on the road to reading and writing competence. Also available in Spanish (#161S).

Developmentally Appropriate Practice: Focus on Infants and Toddlers

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Teachers of infants and toddlers can use this resource to learn about developmentally appropriate practice (DAP) so they can apply DAP in their work with infants and toddlers. Filled with information, practical ideas, and inspiration, this is a book that every infant and toddler 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
  • Understanding Development of Infants and Toddleres
    Overview of infants' and toddlers’ 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
    Nine articles from Young Children that provide examples of applying developmentally appropriate practice when working with infants and toddlers

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 the 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

A High-Quality School for Your Child in First, Second, or Third Grade (brochure)

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A High-Quality Program for Your Infant (brochure)

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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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Order the set and save! 

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
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