There is much discussion and debate regarding the standards movement and its relationship to developmentally appropriate practice in early childhood education. In a three- to four-page paper, not including title and reference pages, address this topic by:
- Providing a description of the standards movement as is exists today as well as the main tenets of developmentally appropriate practice (DAP).
- Identifying and explaining your position in regard to these approaches. Are they contradictory or compatible? Can they be successfully integrated, or are they mutually exclusive?
- Including a specific activity plan or instructional strategy and articulating how it reinforces the position you have taken in this paper.
Format your paper according to APA style