ERIC Number: EJ536372
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Turning My World Upside Down: How I Learned To Question Developmentally Appropriate Practice. Issues in Education.
O'Brien, Leigh M.
Childhood Education, v73 n2 p100-02 Win 1996-97
Discusses problems associated with accepting assumptions about the universal applicability of developmentally appropriate practices. Questions the need to separate the "developmental" from the "academic." Encourages early childhood educators to reassess issues pertaining to inclusion, exclusion, process vs. product, cultural diversity, and community expectations when considering developmentally appropriate practices for a particular group of children. (AMC)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
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