The Young Child: Development from Prebirth Through Age Eight / Edition 5

The Young Child: Development from Prebirth Through Age Eight / Edition 5

by Margaret B. Puckett, Janet K. Black, Donna S. Wittmer, Sandra H. Petersen
     
 

A thorough updating of topics including: standards for early childhood programs, the mandates of IDEA, developmental theories, changing demographics, assessments, child care practices and bullying .

For child development courses that cover prebirth through age eight, this widely used text discusses major development theories as they relate to physical, social

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Overview

A thorough updating of topics including: standards for early childhood programs, the mandates of IDEA, developmental theories, changing demographics, assessments, child care practices and bullying .

For child development courses that cover prebirth through age eight, this widely used text discusses major development theories as they relate to physical, social and emotional, and cognitive domains. The book contains extensive applications for those who teach and work with young children, making it particularly appropriate for early childhood education programs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780135147764
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
08/29/2008
Series:
Pearson Custom Education Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
592
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Pt. 1 An Overview of Early Childhood Development

Ch. 1 The What and Why of Early Childhood Development 2

Ch. 2 The Where, When, and How of Early Childhood Study and Assessment 22

Pt. 2 The Child's Life Begins

Ch. 3 The Family Before Birth 52

Ch. 4 The Child and Family at Birth 92

Pt. 3 Infancy

Ch. 5 Physical and Motor Development of the Infant 112

Ch. 6 Social and Emotional Development of the Infant 156

Ch. 7 Cognitive, Language, and Literacy Development of the Infant 188

Pt. 4 The Young Child: Ages One Through Three

Ch. 8 Physical and Motor Development: Ages One Through Three 212

Ch. 9 Social and Emotional Development: Ages One Through Three 248

Ch. 10 Cognitive, Language, and Literacy Development: Ages One Through Three 276

Pt. 5 The Young Child: Ages Four Through Five

Ch. 11 Physical and Motor Development: Ages Four Through Five 306

Ch. 12 Social and Emotional Development: Ages Four Through Five 340

Ch. 13 Cognitive, Language, and Literacy Development: Ages Four Through Five 380

Pt. 6 The Young Child: Ages Six Through Eight

Ch. 14 Physical and Motor Development: Ages Six Through Eight 410

Ch. 15 Social and Emotional Development: Ages Six Through Eight 442

Ch. 16 Cognitive, Language, and Literacy Development: Ages Six Through Eight 476

Epilogue 511

App. A Acronyms Associated with Childhood-Related Terms, Agencies, and Associations 514

App. B Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Growth Charts: United States 518

App. C Quality Child Care: A Position Statement of the Southern Early Childhood Association 523

Glossary 527

References 535

Name Index 563

Subject Index 571

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