DAP is an essential resource for the early childhood education field. Chapters describe children from birth through age 8 in detail, with extensive examples of appropriate practice.
Social and emotional skills children need
Foster early cognitive development
Promotes the health, nutrition, physical activity, and safety of children, staff members, and families. Includes standards, procedures, and resources like sample forms, letters, and checklists.
Strategies to promote literacy competence
What teacher research in EC settings looks like
A constructivist approach to physical science
Build a foundation for children’s academic success by engaging infants, toddlers, and preschoolers in experiences that foster oral language and content knowledge, literacy skills, and cognition.
Practical ways to support infants and toddlers
Research-based strategies for preschool teachers