Developmental Profiles: Pre-Birth Through Adolescence / Edition 7

Developmental Profiles: Pre-Birth Through Adolescence / Edition 7

by Lynn R Marotz, K Eileen Allen
     
 

Designed to help readers comprehend the complexity of child development, DEVELOPMENTAL PROFILES: PRE-BIRTH THROUGH ADOLESCENCE, Seventh Edition, highlights major characteristics for each of the developmental domains in a concise, non-technical, point-by-point format. This edition includes updated information about prenatal care, brain research, gender, and

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Designed to help readers comprehend the complexity of child development, DEVELOPMENTAL PROFILES: PRE-BIRTH THROUGH ADOLESCENCE, Seventh Edition, highlights major characteristics for each of the developmental domains in a concise, non-technical, point-by-point format. This edition includes updated information about prenatal care, brain research, gender, and children's concept of death, as well as new sections that address positive behavior guidance for every stage. Another key feature identifies important safety considerations at each developmental stage. Developmental profiles provide extensive information that teachers, families, and service providers will find useful for promoting individualized learning and identifying developmental delays in their earliest stage. The book integrates current research and theory throughout, and emphasizes the importance of working collaboratively with diverse families to achieve maximum benefit for children. In addition, each chapter offers objectives, connections to NAEYC Standards, key terms, in-depth case studies, illustrative videos, and tips for promoting children's curiosity and learning.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781111830953
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/01/2012
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

1. Child Development Theories and Data Gathering. 2. Principles of Growth and Development. 3. Prenatal Development. 4. Infancy. 5. Toddlerhood. 6. Early Childhood: Three, Four, and Five Year Olds. 7. Early Childhood: Six, Seven, and Eight Year Olds. 8. Middle Childhood: Nine, Ten, Eleven, and Twelve Year Olds. 9. Adolescence: Thirteen to Nineteen Year Olds 10. When and Where to Seek Help.

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