New Jersey Department of Education First through Third Grade Implementation Guidelines

December 17, 2015


Shannon Riley-Ayers, Sharon Ryan

The First through Third Grade Implementation Guidelines are a resource for primary teachers to empower them to teach in developmentally appropriate ways. These guidelines provide information on early childhood development and developmentally appropriate practice; appropriate learning environments for early learners; early learning content; teaching and instructional strategies; and teacher eveluation and classroom observation measures. 

APA Citation: 

Riley-Ayers, S. & Ryan S. (2015). New Jersey Department of Education first through third grade implementation guidelines. Trenton, NJ: New Jersey Department of Education.


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