Culturally responsive, engaging and developmentally appropriate curriculum, instruction, and assessment
- Race, age, gender, culture, and experience of children and their families play a significant role in the selection and implementation of curriculum and instructional practices.
- Curriculum and instruction are attentive and responsive to the language, cognitive, physical, social and emotional development of each child.
- Curriculum and instruction are attentive and responsive to the special needs of each child.
- On-going, authentic, formative, summative and culturally sensitive assessment of children’s skills and abilities arm educators with knowledge about what is and is not working for individuals and groups of children.