A Guide to Developmentally Appropriate Practices

Developmentally Appropriate Practices

Using Developmentally Appropriate Practices in the Classroom

When you walk into an early childhood classroom what do you expect to see? Teachers, administrators, staff and educational expects probably expect to see something different than parents, children or community members. Teachers are usually taught in school what is appropriate and needed, to have a warm, welcoming and appropriate environment for each age level. Therefore, hours of thought are put into how their classroom will be set up and ran.

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5 Ways to Establish Routines in the Classroom

Kindergarten Classroon

Establishing Routines in the Classroom

As the first month of school comes to a close, and pumpkins begin to invade everything from our stoops to our lattes, teachers begin to evaluate their classroom procedures and routines – what’s working, what’s not, what needs to tweaked and what needs to be scrapped altogether.


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