9780137023110

Child and Adolescent Development

  • ISBN 13:

    9780137023110

  • ISBN 10:

    0137023111

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 02/14/2011
  • Publisher: Pearson

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Summary

Child and Adolescent Developmentis an exciting,#xA0;first edition that#xA0;offers#xA0;teacher education#xA0;a#xA0;new child development text organized with#xA0;a chronological approach.#xA0;#xA0;This means that#xA0;descriptions of#xA0;the physical, cognitive, and social and emotional development#xA0;of children and adolescents are#xA0;spiraled throughout the text#xA0;as discussions examine#xA0;the characteristics of and the developmental milestones of four major stages of development; infancy#xA0;and toddlerhood, early#xA0;childhood,#xA0;middle childhood, and adolescents. Each text part#xA0;investigates#xA0;the significant changes that happen during that developmental period and discusses#xA0;what may#xA0; influence body growth, brain and motor development, language, intelligence, parent and peer relationships, and self identity.#xA0;#xA0;Unique#xA0;to this text is how#xA0;the discussions are written from a global perspective, not only illustrating#xA0;the universal and diverse contexts in which children and adolescents grow up but also#xA0;demonstrating#xA0;how cultural contexts cultivate#xA0;the development of language and impact children's and adolescent's#xA0;world views and#xA0;their growth.#xA0; #xA0; In Child and Adolescent Development, knowledgeable and revered authors, Anita Woolfolk and Nancy Perry,#xA0;explore the implications and applications of the best research#xA0;in child development.#xA0;#xA0;They#xA0;provide#xA0;reliable and practical#xA0;guidelines to help#xA0;prospective teachers, and other professionals who#xA0;intend to work#xA0;with children and adolescents,#xA0;recognize#xA0;typical and atypical development#xA0;and#xA0;learn#xA0;how to support#xA0;the development of children and adolescents in positive ways #xA0;

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