5 Guidelines for Effective Teaching: Through the decisions they make, excellent teachers translate the DAP framework into high-quality experiences for children. Such teaching is described in NAEYC’s position statement on Developmentally Appropriate Practice. These guidelines address five key aspects of the teacher's role.
5 Guidelines for Effective Teaching: Through the decisions they make, excellent teachers translate the Developmentally Appropriate Practice (DAP) framework into high-quality experiences for children. These guidelines address five key aspects of the teachers role. Learn more at: http://www.naeyc.org/dap/5-guidelines-for-effective-teaching
The process of noticing and recording children’s learning is an essential practice of effective early childhood educators. Noticing meaningful learning encounters and then collecting this information in a number of ways enables us as educators to fulfil the promise we make to children and their families—that ‘we will extend and enrich children’s learning’. Being attuned to children means that we will be alert to their learning and record it.
Observing Children . This is an excellent article that explains why it is so important to observe children to help you plan for their learning. It is somewhat lengthy and has video clips in it to show you examples. But most importantly I want you to pay attention to the first few paragraphs.