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Before Curriculum: Developmentally Appropriate Practice (DAP)


Event Description

Good curriculum and instruction begins with a firm foundation of developmentally appropriate practice. Come to this session to get the basics of providing for what children need according to their age and developmental levels and based on sound theoretical principles. Discussion of how to set up an environment with appropriate materials will be shared. This session is part of the Curriculum & Assessment Series. It is the recommended pre-requisite to Curriculum 101.


Sessions / Training Location Info

Free Parking is available in the Gateway Health Center parking lot at the SW corner of Long St. and Jefferson Ave. (spots 44-88) during the day. Parking meters are also available on Jefferson Avenue – participants are responsible for paying meter fees.  Except for the two disability spaces, participants are NOT permitted to park behind the building during business hours. For classes that last all day, it’s recommended that you bring a packed lunch.  For specific Professional Development policy information, go to www.actionforchildren.org   Please check in at front desk when you arrive.


Session Being Hosted At:
Action for Children - 78 Jefferson Avenue Columbus Franklin (directions)

Instructor(s)

Jerianne Gooding

Event Information

Contact Hours 5.00
Training approved for SUTQ
Registration deadline Feb 15, 2017
Number of open seats 8
Event Owner Action for Children
Sponsor Phone (614) 224-0222

Topic Areas

Target Audience Classroom Staff / Teacher,Staff working with children with special needs,Program Administrator,Family Child Care
Age Groups related to content Infants,Toddlers,Preschoolers,Schoolagers
Core Knowledge Area Learning Experiences & Environments - Level 1
Child Development Associate Area To establish and maintain a safe, healthy learning environment
Early Learning and Development Standards Overview
Assessment Type Reflection
Small group activity
Individual activity
Workbook

Objectives

Objective: At the end of this session the participant will be able to describe developmentally appropriate practice as it relates to working with children in infant through afterschool programs
 
Core Knowledge Document: Ohio's Early Childhood Core Knowledge and Competencies
 
Area: Child Growth and Development
 
Subgroup: Developmental Process
 
Competency: 1.3 Understands children's developmental levels in relation to age appropriate norms and uses this information to meet the general needs of children showing typical development.
Objective: Identify the link between developmentally appropriate practice and research
 
Core Knowledge Document: Ohio's Early Childhood Core Knowledge and Competencies
 
Area: Child Growth and Development
 
Subgroup: Developmental Process
 
Competency: 2.4 Articulates current theory, research, and policy on child growth and development as evidenced by the ability to relate personal practices and beliefs to professional standards.
Objective: Demonstrate the importance of individualization in planning
 
Core Knowledge Document: Ohio's Early Childhood Core Knowledge and Competencies
 
Area: Child Growth and Development
 
Subgroup: Developmental Process
 
Competency: 1.1 Recognizes and respects individual differences in children's growth, development and learning and adjusts practices and expectations for individual children accordingly.
Objective: Identify the relevance of building relationships with families for optimal involvement and planning
 
Core Knowledge Document: Ohio's Early Childhood Core Knowledge and Competencies
 
Area: Family and Community Relations
 
Subgroup: Valuing Families
 
Competency: 1.2 Recognizes families' contributions in identifying their children's varied strengths and actively uses this information to construct appropriate programs for individual children.
Objective: Describe the value of creating a climate which supports learning through interactions
 
Core Knowledge Document: Ohio's Early Childhood Core Knowledge and Competencies
 
Area: Learning Environments and Experiences
 
Subgroup: Interactions and Relationships
 
Competency: 1.9 Engages in reciprocal interactions* with children to form safe, nurturing relationships.

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