The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) revised its position statement on Developmentally Appropriate Practice most recently in 2009. The position continues to be a guidepost for education of children birth through age 8. NAEYC has specific suggestions for using DAP with specific age-groups: infants and toddlers, preschoolers, kindergarteners and school-age children at NAEYC’s website. Click on the image below to go to the full statement.

NAEYC Position Statement on Developmentally Appropriate Practice

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