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
     
 

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ISBN-10: 013514776X

ISBN-13: 9780135147764

Pub. Date: 08/29/2008

Publisher: Prentice Hall

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

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

Chapter 1: The What and Why of Early Childhood Development

Chapter 2: The Where, When, and How of Early Childhood Study and Assessment

Chapter 3: The Family Before Birth

Chapter 4: The Child and Family at Birth

Chapter 5: Brain, Perceptual, Motor and Physical Development of the Infant

Chapter 6: Social and Emotional Development of the Infant

Chapter 7: Cognitive, Language, and Literacy Development of the Infant

Chapter 8: Perceptual, Motor, and Physical Development, Health and Nutrition: Ages One through Three

Chapter 9: Social and Emotional Development: Ages One through Three

Chapter 10: Cognitive, Language, and Literacy Development: Ages One through Three

Chapter 11: Physical and Motor Development: Ages Four through Five

Chapter 12: Social and Emotional Development: Ages Four through Five

Chapter 13: Cognitive, Language, and Literacy Development: Ages Four through Five

Chapter 14: Perceptual, Motor, and Physical Development; Health and Nutrition: Ages Six through Eight

Chapter 15: Social and Emotional Development: Ages Six through Eight

Chapter 16: Cognitive, Language, and Literacy Development: Ages Six Through Eight

Epilogue

Appendix: Acronyms Associated with Childhood-Related Terms, Agencies, and Associations

Glossary

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