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DAP in Early Childhood Programs

DAP is an essential resource for the early child care field. Chapters describe children from birth through age 8 in detail, with extensive examples of appropriate practice.

Anti-Bias Education

Become a skilled anti-bias teacher with this practical guidance to confronting and eliminating barriers of prejudice, misinformation, and bias about specific aspects of personal and social identity.

Powerful Interactions

This reflective guide outlines what Powerful Interactions are, how to make them happen, and why they are so important for increasing children’s learning and teachers’ effectiveness.

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Call for book editors for the new edition of DAP!

NAEYC released a first draft of the revised DAP position statement in early June 2019. We are now in the process of developing a revised edition of the book, Developmentally Appropriate Practice in Early Childhood Programs to reflect and support the key concepts of the revised position statement. We invite those interested and qualified to shape the revised edition of this important NAEYC book, to apply to be an editor of this volume. Applications are due by August 15, 2019.
 

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Book Recommendations

NAEYC publishes well-respected books that reflect the latest research on a range of topics in early childhood education. Take a look at our book recommendations!

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