New NAEYC Resource
As an ECE professional, you may already be familiar with the Developmentally Appropriate Practice in Early Childhood Programs book published by NAEYC. This resource has provided foundational and practical guidance to early childhood educator for years. And now, a new edition is available.
In the fourth edition, you will find a wealth of researched-based information and strategies that can guide your practice in working with young children. The book provides information that can be used by teachers, directors, administrators, and faculty to enhance practices in their work with children birth through age eight.
Here are some highlights from the books:
- Part 1: Developmentally Appropriate Practice in Context
- Chapter 1: Intentional Teaching: Complex Decision Making and the Core Considerations
- Chapter 2: The Principles in Practice: Understanding Child Development and Learning in Context
- Chapter 3: Context Matters: Reframing Teaching in Early Childhood Education
- Chapter 4: Teaching Content in Early Childhood Education
- Chapter 5: The Power of Playful Learning in the Early Childhood Setting
- Part 2: Developmentally Appropriate Practice in Action
- Chapter 6: Creating a Caring, Equitable Community of Learners
- Chapter 7: Engaging in Reciprocal Partnerships with Families and Fostering Community Connections
- Chapter 8: Observing, Documenting, and Assessing Children’s Development and Learning
- Chapter 9: Teaching to Enhance Each Child’s Development and Learning
- Chapter 10: Planning and Implementing an Engaging Curriculum to Achieve Meaningful Goals
- Chapter 11: Demonstrating Professionalism as an Early Childhood Educator
Throughout the book, readers will find vignettes, reflective questions and prompts to help readers incorporate new information into their work. A series of appendices provide additional guidance and support.
Click here to learn more about the book entitled Developmentally Appropriate Practice in Early Childhood Programs Serving Children from Birth Through Age 8, Fourth Edition
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