ECE 311 - Week 3 - Assignment

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Running Head: CURRICULUM vs. DAPMandated Curriculum vs. Developmentally Appropriate PracticesKaryn Lenhardt-BettsECE 311 - Childhood Curriculum and MethodsInstructor: Laura ReyesNovember 4, 20131CURRICULUM vs. DAP2Mandated Curriculum vs. Developmentally Appropriate PracticesI am a parent who is concerned about the new state-mandated, textbook-based curriculum forkindergarten. I am writing this letter to the school board in protest of this new policy. New York Statehas adopted the Common Core State Standards for kindergarten standards. These standards align withwhat is considered Developmentally Appropriate Practice (DAP) and does not coincide with having atextbook-based curriculum.The Common Core State Standards are also referred to as the Common Core. These standardsare a unified effort between teachers, parents and the community to clearly communicate what isexpected of students at each grade level; in this case at the kindergarten grade level. The Common Corestandards are achievement based rather than curriculum based and open the door for teachers tocreate their own curriculum to achieve those goals (Common Core, n.d.).The best way for teachers to create a curriculum that is able to obtain the goals set in theCommon Core is to teach in a way that is developmentally appropriate for the age group you areteaching. According to Jaruszewicz, DAP is teaching based on developmental and cultural knowledge ofboth individuals and groups of childr

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