Can HELDS and DAP co-exist?




Chun, R. S B. & Lock, T. F.


Explanation of the socio-political context influencing the creation of the Hawaiʻi Early Learning and Development Standards as a component within a birth - K early learning system. Exploration of how early learning standards compares to other standards practitioners are familiar with and analysis of the standards in light of holistic, developmental approaches to understanding childrenʻs learning and development. Dialogue about how the policy function of the tool influences what is and isnʻt addressed. Dialogue about the value and limitations of the HELDS.


Chun, R. S. B., & Lock, T. F. (2013). Can HELDS and DAP co-exist? Presented at 2013 Hawaiʻi Early Childhood Conference, Waikiki Convention Center, Honolulu, HI.