Reflect on how you would promote Developmentally Appropriate Practices after reflecting on what you observed in the assigned videos for this assignment. Be prepared to explain how the activities you observed match or vary from the DAP principles described in the Making Plans lecture in this module, and why.
To complete this assignment, first watch both of the videos listed below.
- How Spaces Support Social Play
- Children Add Structure to an Open Space
Next, answer the following questions. In your written responses, be sure to use complete sentences as well as proper punctuation and grammar.
1 – Reflect on this module’s key area of practice. Share specific examples of what this looked like in the videos.
First watch the videos and note the DAP elements of the environment from the videos. Then watch them a second time and note the developmental appropriateness of the children’s behavior.
2 – Share an example of how you plan to use this key area of practice in your work with young children and families.
Consider how you could incorporate the DAP principles described in this module’s Making Plans lecture into your work as an educator.
3 – Briefly share one “a-ha” moment or a key take-away from the videos.
Download the template containing these questions below. Be sure to rename the downloaded template with the current module number so you don’t overwrite an assignment from previous modules.