Developmentally Appropriate Practice for Educators

This resource list contains content to support early childhood educators using developmentally appropriate practice (DAP) with young children. Many of the resources in this list come from the DAP position statement.

IEL Resources

Web Resources

About this resource

Setting(s) for which the article is intended:
  • Child Care Center
  • Family Child Care
  • Kindergarten
  • Preschool Program

Intended audience(s):
  • Teachers / Service providers

Age Levels (the age of the children to whom the article applies):
  • Infants and Toddlers (Birth To Age 3)
  • Kindergarten
  • Preschoolers (Age 3 Through Age 5)

Reviewed: 2021