Devel. Approp. Pract. Prim. Program
Recent research on best practice in the earlyyyears has developed into a framework calledydevelopmentally appropriate practices. It buildsyon the knowledge base of child development,ysuggesting effective strategies for working withyyoung children. Developmentally appropriateymaterials and methods of instruction in theycontent areas, along with techniques foryfacilitating communication with parents andycommunities about such practices, are alsoyaddressed.