Early Childhood Development: A Multicultural Perspective / Edition 6

Early Childhood Development: A Multicultural Perspective / Edition 6

by Jeffrey Trawick-Smith
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Early Childhood Development: A Multicultural Perspective / Edition 6

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Early Childhood Development: A Multicultural Perspective, 6/e addresses both typical and atypical child development from birth through age eight. This text highlights the diversity of child development, preparing professionals to meet the unique needs of children from a wide variety of backgrounds. The Enhanced Pearson eText features embedded video and internet resources.

  • A new emphasis on neuroscience and brain research helps us to understand so much better how children think, learn, feel, and behave.
  • Every chapter includes at least one new section on how the brain contributes to advances in physical, cognitive, linguistic, social, or emotional development across age groups.
  • An extensive section on assessment has been added.
  • Clinical and classroom-based methods for assessing learning and development of young children are presented.
  • The use of assessment data in teaching and parenting are fully explored.
  • A more extensive examination of toddlerhood, as a distinct period of development, is included. Newly-discovered advancements of children between the ages of 18 months and 3 years are profiled.
  • The book contains discussions of more than 800 new research studies and articles on early childhood development that have been published since the last edition.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780132868594
Publisher: Pearson
Publication date: 01/21/2013
Pages: 576
Sales rank: 99,744
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

1 Studying Early Childhood Development in a Diverse World

2 Research and Assessment in Early Childhood Development

3 Theories of Child Development

4 Genetics, Prenatal Development, and Birth

5 The Newborn

6 Physical Growth of Infants and Toddlers

7 Cognitive Development of Infant and Toddlers

8 Infant and Toddler Language and Literacy

9 Infant and Toddler Social and Emotional Development

10 Preschool Physical and Motor Development

11 Cognitive Development in the Preschool Years

12 Symbolic Thought: Play, Language, and Literacy in the Preschool Years

13 Social and Emotional Development of Preschoolers

14 Physical Growth and Motor Development in the Primary Years

15 Cognitive Development in the Primary Years

16 Language and Literacy in the Primary Years

17 Social and Emotional Development in the Primary Years

18 Parents, Families, and Children: A Multicultural Perspective

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