Understanding Child Development / Edition 9

Understanding Child Development / Edition 9

by Rosalind Charlesworth
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1133586694

ISBN-13: 2901133586691

Pub. Date: 01/01/2013

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Intended for preschool and kindergarten teachers, this textbook describes the process of learning, physical and motor growth, toddlers moving towards independence, cognitive growth, and emotional development. The sixth edition adds an appendix of web sites and new material on special needs and brain development. Annotation ©2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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Intended for preschool and kindergarten teachers, this textbook describes the process of learning, physical and motor growth, toddlers moving towards independence, cognitive growth, and emotional development. The sixth edition adds an appendix of web sites and new material on special needs and brain development. Annotation ©2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2901133586691
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/01/2013
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
576

Table of Contents


Part I: OVERVIEW OF THE YOUNG CHILD: BIRTH THROUGH AGE EIGHT. 1. Studying the Young Child. Part II: LEARNING: BIRTH THROUGH AGE EIGHT. 2. How Play, Technology and Digital Media, and Disabilities Affect Learning. 3. Factors Affecting Learning. Part III: PRENATAL AND INFANCY PERIODS. 4. Prenatal Period, Birth, and the First Two Weeks. 5. Infancy: Theory, Environment, Health, and Motor Development. 6. Infant Cognitive and Affective Development. Section IV: THE TODDLER: DEVELOPING TOWARD INDEPENDENCE. 7. The Toddler: Autonomy and Development. Part V: THE PREKINDERGARTNER/KINDERGARTNER: AGES THREE THROUGH SIX. 8. Physical and Motor Development. 9. The Cognitive System, Concept Development, and Intelligence. 10. Oral and Written Language Development. 11. How Adults Enrich Language and Concept Development. 12. Affective Development. 13. How Adults Support Affective Development. Part VI: THE PRIMARY CHILD: GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT AGES SIX THROUGH EIGHT. 14. Preschool To Primary: Bridging the Gap into the Primary Grades. 15. Primary Grade Child Development.

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