Exactly what you need to deepen your everyday practice in the kindergarten classroom! This book outlines the core ideas of developmentally appropriate practice, or DAP for short, as practiced in kindergarten.
This book discusses:
The core components of DAP
Why play is an essential vehicle for learning during the kindergarten year
The five key aspects of effective teaching that enact DAP principles
The most frequently asked questions about developmentally appropriate practice in kindergarten
An overview of learning and development for 5- and 6-year-olds
Whether you are a new or experienced kindergarten teacher, this book is for you.
Eva C. Phillips, EdD, is assistant professor at Winston-Salem State University, USA. A former kindergarten teacher, Eva also served as President of the North Carolina Association for the Education of Young Children from 2009-2013.