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What is Developmentally Appropriate Practice (DAP)

Handbook of Research on Integrating Digital Technology With Literacy Pedagogies
Framework for connecting the research on learning and child development with knowledge of educational effectiveness to promote optimal development and learning in young children.
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Digital Storytelling and Young Children: Transforming Learning Through Creative Use of Technology
Jessica Lynn Lantz (James Madison University, USA), Joy Myers (James Madison University, USA), and Reece Wilson (James Madison University, USA)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-0246-4.ch010
Using Puentedura's framework for transformative use of technology for learning, and the guidelines for developmentally appropriate practice, practitioner vignettes, and practical strategies highlight the possibilities for integrating digital storytelling activities in the PK-3 classroom in support of literacy learning. The chapter explores ways in which digital storytelling can be a transformational way for young children to develop an array of literacy skills. The vignettes share examples of teachers integrating digital storytelling activities in transformative ways to enhance children's learning. The chapter provides suggestions for lesson ideas and digital tools for engaging young children in a variety of storytelling projects.
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Strategies or practices that are used when teaching that are appropriate for children based on the ages and abilities of the children.
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