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Module Two: Lesson One

Rationale Two: Research to Practice

Research confirms that everyday experiences, events and situations provide children with continuous learning opportunities that promote and enhance their development.

Research findings point out many benefits and suggest that this approach is the most effective way to promote early development and inclusion. Advances in practice reflect what we have learned from family preferences and research, and many of these practices have predated and even influenced legislative policy. These advances in practice are marked by the growing number of national organizations and professional associations that have articulated position statements and endorsements that encourage this approach.


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