ERIC Number: EJ551026
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
Between a Rock and a Hard Place in the Primary Grades: The Challenge of Providing Developmentally Appropriate Early Childhood Education in an Elementary School Setting.
Goldstein, Lisa S.
Early Childhood Research Quarterly, v12 n1 p3-27 1997
Notes that primary grade teachers attempting to implement developmentally appropriate practice (DAP) in their classrooms must contend with the competing professional models of early childhood education and elementary schooling. Describes the practices of one primary grade teacher, which, despite problems of interpretation, inconsistency, and only partial adoption, illustrate how these tensions play out in a primary classroom. (HTH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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