Why is DAP important to early childhood education?
In respect to this, why is it important to use developmentally appropriate practice DAP in the classroom?
The overall goal for using Developmentally Appropriate Practice (DAP) is to support excellence in early childhood education through decision-making based on knowledge about individual children and child development principles combined with knowledge of effective early learning practices.
Beside above, what does DAP mean in early childhood education? Developmentally appropriate practice
Also question is, what is the importance of DAP?
Developmentally appropriate practice (DAP) is a research-based framework that outlines practices in the early childhood environment that provide optimal education for young children's learning and development or “best practices.” DAP requires teachers to be aware of children's development, meet them where they are as
What are developmentally appropriate practices for preschoolers?
These include but are not limited to: Positive, nurturing relationships with adults who engage in responsive conversations with individual children, model reading and writing behavior, and foster children's interest in and enjoyment of reading and writing.