For child care professionals, especially directors, assistant directors, and owners, A How to Guide for Assessing the Quality of Child Care provides fundamental information for evaluating the effectiveness of early childhood programs, including discussion of developmental principles and a general discussion of developmentally/child appropriate practices. Also included are observation and recording instruments and techniques for applying the principles of developmentally appropriate practices. This guide discusses concepts not found in other publications known to them. These concepts provide and intellectual framework for understanding and implementing the qualities that characterize an effective early childhood program.
Genre: Family + Relationships, Education, Psychology
Subgenre: Developmental / Child, Elementary, Preschool + Kindergarten, Child Development