EDU 145 Developmentally Appropriate Practices – Principles of Development Purpose: To fully understand and demonstrate an understanding of the Principles of Development. To prepare for project, review and think about information you have learned from the DAP Position Statement, textbooks, lectures, class-work, videos, plus personal and professional experiences. The components of the project include: 1. An explanation of at least two principles with examples to support understanding. 2. Examples as to why the principles are CRITICAL to being an Early Childhood Educator. 3. Delivery of instruction: A professional presentation is required, however, students are encouraged to be creative. Students will present their principles to the class in a professional presentation, using Power Point, Prezi, or other appropriate platform. Refer to the Grading Rubric to see how to earn the highest grade possible!