Young Child Development from Prebirth Through Age Eight

ISBN-10: 0132944014

ISBN-13: 9780132944014

Edition: 6th 2013 (Revised)

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Remaining unique to the market for which it was specifically written, Wittmer and Petersen's The Young Child: Development from Prebirth Through Age Eight, Sixth Editiondetails early child growth and development for children pre-birth through age eight. The authors discuss major development theories as they relate to physical, social and emotional, and cognitive domains and provide extensive applications for those who teach and work with young children, making it particularly appropriate for early childhood education programs.Pre-educators will be presented with the best knowledge on how infants' and toddlers' develop and learn with up-to-date research and new ways of thinking about children's development. The text provides comprehensive information on children's development, the role of families, how to observe young children, and curriculum development.This revered text discusses the major and contemporary development theories as they related to physical, social and emotional, and cognitive domains, and contains extensive applications for those who teach and work with young children. As readers follow the child development cycle of growth from prenatal development through the early school-age years, they will be introduced to contemporary insights on a wide-range of interesting and pertinent topics such as:The effect and long-term consequences of early biological and psychological experiences on brain growth and neurological developmentThe changing family and the ecological systems surrounding and influencing families and childrenThe importance of, and potential impediments to, optimal prenatal development; children's amazing development in the motor, language, cognitive, social, and emotional domains;Increasing scholarly interest in the mental health of infants and young children.Cultural diversity and the positive potential of varying developmental pathways.How growth and development of children with challenges are supported.Contemporary health, safety, and well-being issues of children and families.How children learn and become literate.The evolution of childhood social and moral competence.The changing dynamics and structures in child care and early education and their effect on childhood and individual child well-being.All of the chapters have been updated with the latest research and recent ways of thinking about development and learning, and more information has been added on brain and neurological development, more on the Early Childhood Professional Standards, essential experiences for young children and families, developmental opportunities (typical sequences of development in all domains, diversity, and the role of the Early Childhood Educator. All information supports the readers' ability to apply the latest thinking about young children's learning and development to optimal practices in Early Childhood Education.Written specifically for those who teach and work with young children, The Young Child: Development from Prebirth Through Age Eight, Sixth Edition is particularly appropriate for early childhood education programs abound.
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Book details

List price: $149.00
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Addison Wesley
Publication date: 8/3/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 576
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.266

The Young Child: Development from Prebirth Through Age Eight
The What and Why of Early Childhood Development
The Where, When, and How of Early Childhood Study and Assessment
The Family Before Birth
The Child and Family at Birth
Brain, Perceptual, Motor and Physical Development of the Infant
Social and Emotional Development of the Infant
Cognitive, Language, and Literacy Development of the Infant
Perceptual, Motor, and Physical Development, Health and Nutrition: Ages One through Three
Social and Emotional Development: Ages One through Three
Cognitive, Language, and Literacy Development: Ages One through Three
Physical and Motor Development: Ages Four through Five
Social and Emotional Development: Ages Four through Five
Cognitive, Language, and Literacy Development: Ages Four through Five
Perceptual, Motor, and Physical Development; Health and Nutrition: Ages Six through Eight
Social and Emotional Development: Ages Six through Eight
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