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Child development and education / Teresa M. McDevitt, Jeanne Ellis Ormrod.

By: McDevitt, Teresa M.
Contributor(s): Ormrod, Jeanne Ellis.
Call number: LB1115 M263 2013 Material type: TextTextPublisher: Boston, Mass. : Pearson, c2013Edition: 5th ed.Description: xxxiii, 611, [119] p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm.ISBN: 9780132486200 ; 0132486202Subject(s): Adolescent Psychology | Educational psychology | Child development -- Textbooks | Adolescent psychology -- Textbooks | Educational psychology -- Textbooks | Child development
Contents:
1. Foundations in child development -- Making a difference in the lives of children and adolescents -- Using research to understand children and adolescents -- Family, culture, and community -- 2. Biological development -- biological beginnings -- Physical development -- 3. Cognitive development -- Cognitive development: Piaget and Vygotsky -- Cognitive development: cognitive processes -- Intelligence -- Language development -- Development in the academic domains -- 4. Social and emotional development -- Emotional development -- Development of self and social understandings -- Development of motivation and self-regulation -- moral development -- Peers, schools, and society.
Review: "Child Development and Education bridges the gap between theory and practice, showing those who teach and care for infants, children, and adolescents how to apply developmental research and theory to everyday practice. More so than any other text, Child Development and Education not only describes developmental phenomena--for infants through late adolescence--but also faciliates observations of and analyses of what children say, do, and create, ensuring that educators can make informed decisions that meet children's and adolescent's needs." -- Amazon.com.
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Includes bibliographical references and indexes

1. Foundations in child development -- Making a difference in the lives of children and adolescents -- Using research to understand children and adolescents -- Family, culture, and community -- 2. Biological development -- biological beginnings -- Physical development -- 3. Cognitive development -- Cognitive development: Piaget and Vygotsky -- Cognitive development: cognitive processes -- Intelligence -- Language development -- Development in the academic domains -- 4. Social and emotional development -- Emotional development -- Development of self and social understandings -- Development of motivation and self-regulation -- moral development -- Peers, schools, and society.

"Child Development and Education bridges the gap between theory and practice, showing those who teach and care for infants, children, and adolescents how to apply developmental research and theory to everyday practice. More so than any other text, Child Development and Education not only describes developmental phenomena--for infants through late adolescence--but also faciliates observations of and analyses of what children say, do, and create, ensuring that educators can make informed decisions that meet children's and adolescent's needs." -- Amazon.com.

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