Well here it is! There were so many great questions and so little time! I’ve supplemented with some links below. Please add your links and input in the comment section as well!
(By the way, on my computer the video seems a bit smoother over at YouTube for some reason. It won’t hurt my feelings if you watch it there– just promise to come back and join in the discussion!)
On-Task Behavior and Developmentally Appropriate Practice (0:10)
As a parent, how do I know what is DAP in my child’s various classrooms? (1:27)
Resources for Developmentally Appropriate Practice:
Basics of Developmentally Appropriate Practice by Carol Copple and Sue Bredekamp
DAP: What Does it Meant to Use Developmentally Appropriate Practice (From right here at NJC!)
Should food be used as sensory or art medium? (4:22)
Letter of the Week Dilemma (8:33)
A Culture of Literacy: Teaching Preschoolers the ABC’s and More (More articles linked there.)
Preschool Tattle-Tells (10:23)
How do I stay consistent with my child’s behavior when I know it’s caused by physical factors? (11:50)
Children and Nature (14:01)
Last Child in the Woods by Richard Louv
Add your links and tips below as well! And keep those First Friday Questions coming to email@example.com, with Q&A in the subject line!