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What does DAP stand for?

DAP stands for Developmentally Appropriate Practice

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60 LB1140 Former teacher Bredekamp, an early childhood education consultant and author on curriculum, teaching, and professional development, helps beginning and experienced early childhood teachers learn effective and developmentally appropriate practices to work with young children.
This column contains a review of eight refereed publications that addressed the topic of developmentally appropriate practice (DAP), as that is a topic presently being discussed widely both nationally and internationally.
The courses include Providing for Children's Health and Safety, Promoting Good Nutrition, Providing an Environment for Learning, Applying Child Development Concepts, Ensuring Developmentally Appropriate Practices, Developing Program Plans, Involving Parents and the Community, and Maintaining Record Keeping.
Among the constructs of diversity explored by the authors and included in the professional knowledge base for learning are developmentally appropriate practice and language development.