Developmentally Appropriate Practice (DAP)

The fourth edition of the Developmentally Appropriate Practice (DAP) position statement and book reflect new research that underscores the importance of social, cultural, and historical contexts of development and elevates the need for active engagement through play, exploration, and inquiry in ways that support the whole child.

Watch an overview of what’s different in the fourth edition of the DAP book including new faculty resources by Camille Catlett. For a list of resources, click here.
For background information for educators and advocates supporting #DAPinECE, click here