Defining Developmentally Appropriate Practices, Core Considerations to Inform Decision Making and DEC's Recommended Practices

We invite you to join ECPL, Early CHOICES and STARNET for these interactive webinars to investigate and discuss NAEYC’s newly revised (4th edition) Developmentally Appropriate Practices Position Statement and DEC’s Recommended Practices. Together we will learn how to implement and sustain evidenced based - developmentally appropriate practices that provide a physical, emotional, and cognitive environment conducive to development and learning for all learners. Sessions will include action planning and putting theory into practice.

1st Session October 12, 2022 4:00-5:30
Defining DAP, Core Considerations to Inform Decision Making and DEC’s Recommended Practices

Description: We will begin to explore and discuss the purpose of the position statement, defining DAP, Core Considerations to Inform Decision Making and DEC’s Recommended Practices. 

2nd Session November 15, 2022 4:00-5:30
Guiding principles of child development and learning and the implications that inform classroom practices

Description: Overview and discussion of the nine guiding principles of child development and learning and the implications that inform your classroom practices using knowledge of child development and learning in context.

3rd Session January 24, 2023 4:00-5:30
Creating a caring, equitable community of learners and engaging in reciprocal partnerships with families

Description: Overview and discussion of creating a caring, equitable community of learners and Engaging in Reciprocal Partnerships with Families and Fostering Community Connections.

4th  Session March 14, 2023 4:00-5:30
Observing, Documenting, and Assessing Children’s Development and Learning

Description: Overview and discussion of Observing, Documenting, and Assessing Children’s Development and Learning, Teaching to Enhance Each Child’s Development and Learning and Planning and Implementing an Engaging Curriculum to Achieve Meaningful Goals.

 

Gateways Topic: Curriculum - Preschool 
Gateways Content Areas: (D) Curriculum or Program Design
Gateways CDC Content Areas: (2) Physical/Intellectual

Audience
Administrators/Coordinators/Directors/Principals
Assistant Principals
Parent Educators/Family Specialists
Teacher Assistants/Paraprofessionals
Teachers
Topic
CUR = Curriculum
Levels of learning
Introductory

Upcoming Sessions

Event ID Status Details Supporting Materials
238007033 Open
4pm - 5:30pm

1.5-Hour Webinar

Instructors: Becky Handler, Emily Ropars, Antoinette Taylor

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