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Before Curriculum: Developmentally Appropriate Practices (DAP)


Event Description

Quality curriculum and instruction begins with a firm foundation of developmentally appropriate practices. This training explores 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 Jefferson Ave. Center parking lot at the SW corner of Long St. and Jefferson Ave. during the day.  Permits are required for this lot so please print parking pass available on the Action for Children website (click on “Parking” in “About” section). 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.  The temperature in our classrooms sometimes fluctuates, so please dress in layers so that you will be comfortable.  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 OA-L1
Registration deadline Jan 10, 2019
Number of open seats 9
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 N/A
Child Development Associate Area To establish and maintain a safe, healthy learning environment
Early Learning and Development Standards N/A
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 *REVISED*
 
Area: Child Growth and Development
 
Subgroup: Developmental Process
 
Competency: 1.4 Describes children's developmental levels in relation to age-appropriate norms and how children develop at different rates and in different ways.
Objective: Identify the link between developmentally appropriate practice and research
 
Core Knowledge Document: Ohio's Early Childhood Core Knowledge and Competencies *REVISED*
 
Area: Child Growth and Development
 
Subgroup: Developmental Process
 
Competency: 2.1 Applies basic concepts and theories of child development and learning in work with children and can make direct connections to the program curriculum.
Objective: Demonstrate the importance of individualization in planning
 
Core Knowledge Document: Ohio's Early Childhood Core Knowledge and Competencies *REVISED*
 
Area: Child Growth and Development
 
Subgroup: Developmental Process
 
Competency: 1.4 Describes children's developmental levels in relation to age-appropriate norms and how children develop at different rates and in different ways.
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 *REVISED*
 
Area: Family and Community Relations
 
Subgroup: Valuing Families
 
Competency: 1.2 Recognizes the value in understanding the family structure, culture, and parenting styles that influence children's behavior, learning and development.
Objective: Describe the value of creating a climate which supports learning through interactions
 
Core Knowledge Document: Ohio's Early Childhood Core Knowledge and Competencies *REVISED*
 
Area: Learning Environments and Experiences
 
Subgroup: Interactions and Relationships
 
Competency: 1.1 Assumes primary responsibility for specific children in the learning environment and engages in one-on-one, face-to-face, reciprocal interactions to form safe, nurturing relationships. Recognizes that his or her relationships with co-workers, families and others impact children.

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