Developing age and stage appropriate practices and making meaningfully connections with children is at the core of being an exceptional early learning educator. Grounded in current research on child development and the knowledge base about how children develop at various stages the concept is not difficult however, the principles can be misunderstood.
This series explores Early Childhood Educator practice in early learning programs caring for children from 3 through 4 years of age. It encourages participants to engage in self-reflection on their understanding of core concepts and implementation in everyday practice.
Developing Age and Stage Appropriate Practices: Making the Connection with 3 to 4 year old children.