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Welcome to the premium website for Developmentally Appropriate Practice: Curriculum and Development in Early Education, 4th edition.

This site includes support materials for students and instructors including:

· Two additional textbook chapters
· Links to relevant websites for each chapter of the text
· Tutorial quizzes
· Glossary flashcards
· Reflective questions
· Journal activities
· Commonly asked questions and answers about developmentally appropriate practice
· Reading lists for children and reading lists for educators

Materials for instructors include the instructor’s manual and lecture presentation files in Microsoft PowerPoint format for each of the main chapters.

  • Review & Practice Review & Practice
    Review flashcards for key terms and definitions from your text, write journal entries in response to prompts from your text, and respond to guiding questions in response to the videos.
  • Test Prep Test Prep
    Review learning objectives, and check your mastery of the topics covered by each chapter with the tutorial quizzes and final exam.
  • Exploration Exploration
    Links to relevant websites are available for each chapter.
  • Supplemental Resources Supplemental Resources
    Supplemental resources are available including additional topics for reflection, answers to commonly asked questions about developmentally appropriate practice, reading lists for children, and reading lists for educators.
  • Web Chapters Web Chapters
    Download and read additional online-only textbook chapters.
  • Instructor Resources Instructor Resources
    For instructors, an instructor’s manual and presentation slides are available for download. Test bank files are available in Blackboard and WebCT format.

TeachSource Videos

Access the videos for this book by clicking on the “Videos” button above. These videos will help you apply the ideas and principles that you have read about in the text. Accompanying questions and additional videos related to the chapters can be found in the “Reflective Questions for the Videos” feature in Review and Practice.