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ERIC Number: ED283587
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1986
Pages: 62
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-935989-04-8
Developmentally Appropriate Practice.
Bredekamp, Sue, Ed.
A tool for early childhood professionals, this book describes developmentally appropriate practices for adults providing services to young children. Part 1 gives the position statement of the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) on developmentally appropriate practice in early childhood programs serving children from birth through 8 years of age. Included is a statement of policies essential for achieving developmentally appropriate early childhood programs. Part 2 describes the vital development that takes place during the first 3 years of life and gives examples of appropriate care of infants and toddlers. This part also includes a chart of developmental milestones of children from birth to age 3 and a list of sources for more information about programs for infants and toddlers. Part 3 is designed for practitioners who care for infants or toddlers in group settings, describing appropriate and inappropriate practices. Part 4 provides NAEYC's position statement on developmentally appropriate practice in programs for 4- and 5-year-olds. (RH)
National Association for the Education of Young Children, 1834 Connecticut Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC 20009-5786 (NAEYC Publication #224, $3.00. No shipping charge on pre-paid orders).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Association for the Education of Young Children, Washington, DC.