By examining the core considerations of DAP through the lens of adult learning theory, we (the article authors) created a framework for supporting early childhood professionals who are continuing their educations.
Martha Muñoz, Linda Anderson Welsh, Tina L. Chaseley
Developmentally appropriate practice (DAP) is a framework designed to promote young children’s optimal learning and development. Read the DAP position statement (in English, Spanish, or Mandarin), including supplements and summaries.
This hour-long online module is designed as a refresher on classroom best practices for infant and toddler aged children based on the core considerations and guidelines of developmentally appropriate practice.