Child Development and Education with Observing Children and Adolescents CD Pkg

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  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Package
  • Copyright: 2007-01-01
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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For Child Development and Child/Adolescent Development courses taught in education departments.Child Development and Education, Third Edition is the only comprehensive child development text written specifically for educators. Written by a developmentalist and an educational psychologist, it provides the coverage and research found in the best child development texts but also then helps readers understand how to use this information as educators. Another unique aspect of the text is how it illustrates concepts using children's and adolescents' school work, case studies, and a three volume video CD that comes packaged with the book. These features of the text help readers actually see development, not simply read about it. Unique features include authentic student artifacts; observation guidelines with educational applications; development and practice features with concrete strategies for facilitating student development and learning; a chapter on development in reading, writing, math, and science; and extensive coverage of diversity and how as an educator to help all students thrive.

Table of Contents

Theory and Practice in Child Development
Making a Difference in the Lives of Infants, Children, and Adolescents
Using Research to Understand Children and Adolescents
Foundations of Development
Biological Beginnings
Physical Development
Family, Culture, and Community
Cognitive Development
Cognitive Development: Piaget and Vygotsky
Cognitive Development: Cognitive Processes
Language Development
Development in Academic Domains
Social and Emotional Development
Emotional Development
Development of Self and Social Understanding
Morality and Motivation
Peers, Media, and Society
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