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Policies, Procedures, Guidelines, and Standards in Early Childhood Education
Role of Standards
Locating state child care licensing rules and regulations
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Developmentally Appropriate Practice and Learning
DAP: NAEYC Links
Developmentally Appropriate Practice: Selection from the Online Library
Child Development: Selections from the Online Library
APA Quick Start Tool Kit
New to the APA Citation Style? Follow these steps to begin learning the basics:
1. Watch the APA Quick Start Video.
2. Download a copy of the APA Paper Template and watch this video to learn how to use it for all of your APA assignments.
3. View the APA Sample Paper to see an example of an APA paper; be sure to read the helpful tips in the colored boxes.
Play within Our Everyday Routines and Activities
Importance of Play: Selections from the Online Library
Transitions: Selection from the Online Library
Whole Child: Selections from the Online Library
Nurturing Positive Relationships, Interactions, and Environments
Positive Relationships, Interactions, Environments: Selections from the Online Library
Engaging in Positive, Professional Communications
Communicating with Parents: Selections from the Online Library
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Diversity and Cultural Appropriateness in Early Childhood Education
Diversity and Inclusion: Selections from the Online Library
Getting Started with the APA Citation Style
Watch this video for a quick overview of the APA citation style.
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