Child Development: Educating and Working with Children and Adolescents / Edition 2

Child Development: Educating and Working with Children and Adolescents / Edition 2

by Teresa M. McDevitt, Jeanne E. Ormrod
     
 

This practical book examines research and theory about children from birth to age 18. The concepts are solidly based around the activities of schools, agencies, and other settings in which the day-to-day lives of children play out. A wealth of case studies provide understanding into how children develop. By using real-life case studies and genuine feedback from… See more details below

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This practical book examines research and theory about children from birth to age 18. The concepts are solidly based around the activities of schools, agencies, and other settings in which the day-to-day lives of children play out. A wealth of case studies provide understanding into how children develop. By using real-life case studies and genuine feedback from children of all ages, this book provides complete coverage of the following topics: methods of inquiry in child development; physical development; cognitive development; intelligence; language development; literacy development; personal and emotional development; social understanding and moral development; development of motivation and self-regulation; a study of the family; interpersonal relationships; and growing up. An excellent resource for caregivers, child care center directors and employees, social workers, teachers, and parents.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131108417
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
06/26/2003
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
760
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1Making a Difference in the Lives of Infants, Children, and Adolescents3
Ch. 2Methods of Inquiry in Child Development37
Ch. 3Physical Development79
Ch. 4Cognitive Development 1: Piaget and Vygotsky139
Ch. 5Cognitive Development 2: Cognitive Processes185
Ch. 6Intelligence237
Ch. 7Language Development277
Ch. 8Development of Literacy: Reading and Writing323
Ch. 9Personal and Emotional Development363
Ch. 10Social Understanding and Moral Development413
Ch. 11Development of Motivation and Self-Regulation455
Ch. 12Families499
Ch. 13Interpersonal Relationships547
Ch. 14Growing Up in Context595
Glossary
References
Photo Credits
Name Index
Subject Index

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