Developmental Profiles Pre Birth Through Adolescence

Author: Lynn Marotz
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781111830953
Release Date: 2012-01-01
Genre: Family & Relationships

DEVELOPMENTAL PROFILES: PRE-BIRTH THROUGH ADOLESCENCE, Seventh Edition, outlines major characteristics for each of the developmental domains in a concise, non-technical, point-by-point format. Developmental profiles now cover a broader age range, having been expanded to include early, middle, and late adolescence. This edition also includes updated information about prenatal care, brain research, gender, and children’s concept of death, as well as new sections that address positive behavior guidance for every stage. Descriptions of daily activities and routines typical at each age level help families and teachers anticipate and respond appropriately to children’s developmental needs. Developmental profiles provide extensive information that teachers, families, and service providers will find useful for promoting individualized learning and identifying developmental delays in their earliest stage. The book integrates current research and theory throughout, and emphasizes the importance of working collaboratively with diverse families to achieve maximum benefit for children. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Developmental Profiles Pre Birth Through Adolescence

Author: Lynn R Marotz
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305544765
Release Date: 2015-01-01
Genre: Education

DEVELOPMENTAL PROFILES: PRE-BIRTH THROUGH ADOLESCENCE, Eighth Edition, outlines major characteristics for each of the developmental domains in a concise, non-technical, point-by-point format. The book covers the full range of stages in child and adolescent development, offering descriptions of daily activities and routines typical at each age level to help families and teachers anticipate and respond appropriately to children's developmental needs. This edition provides extensive information that teachers, families, and service providers will find useful for promoting individualized learning and identifying developmental delays in their earliest stage. It integrates current research and theory throughout, and emphasizes the importance of working collaboratively with diverse families to achieve maximum benefit for children. Both preservice and practicing teachers will turn to this excellent reference over and over again for comprehensive, easy-to-find information about each stage of development. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Preschool Appropriate Practices Environment Curriculum and Development

Author: Janice J. Beaty
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781285499956
Release Date: 2013-01-01
Genre: Education

Unique alignment of chapters for each of the 13 learning centers in a preschool classroom make PRESCHOOL APPROPRIATE PRACTICES, 4th Edition a must have resource for preschool teachers. Emphasis is placed on setting up preschool centers for self-directed learning, treating the teacher as a facilitator. Creative ideas for involving children in all aspects of their learning, including rule making and curriculum planning, are found throughout the book. These activities integrate with the National Association for the Education of Young Children's (NAEYC) developmentally appropriate practice (DAP), a nationally recommended set of early childhood practices. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections http://gocengage.com/infotrac. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Parenting Today s Children A Developmental Perspective

Author: Lynn R Marotz
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305964303
Release Date: 2016-12-05
Genre: Education

PARENTING TODAY'S CHILDREN uses the latest research and strong pedagogical features to prepare readers to work effectively with parents and children at all stages of development. A developmentally-based framework helps students and practitioners form and retain connections between developmental topics and the various age groups along a progressive timeline, thereby supporting meaningful learning and fostering their critical thinking skills. This approach also promotes an understanding of ecological variables, their influence on child-rearing problems, and effective response strategies. In addition, the text emphasizes developmentally appropriate behavioral strategies that parents can use to guide children in an effective and positive manner. It can be used as a core textbook in two- and four-year colleges, in secondary and vocational schools, and in graduate-level courses in which the research and theoretical bases of parenting and family interventions are addressed. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Seeing Young Children

Author: Warren R. Bentzen
Publisher: Delmar Pub
ISBN: 1418073814
Release Date: 2009-01-01
Genre: Psychology

Seeing Young Children is an extensive guide to observing and recording the behavior of children from birth, through age eight. General guidelines for observing children and how to interpret observations, the implementation of findings, and ongoing evaluation are included. Detailed discussions of nine recording techniques or instruments, and the advantages and disadvantages of each are covered. Observation exercises are found throughout to test skills. Specific by age group, each chapter provides readers with observation objectives, instructions as to procedure, and background information on many functional areas.

Ages and Stages

Author: Karen Miller
Publisher: Ingram
ISBN: 0910287163
Release Date: 2001
Genre: Psychology

"Clear account of stages of children's physical, intellectual, and emotional development.Readers reap the benefits of Karen Miller's years of work with young children and families in this insightful and practical introduction to physical and intellectual development. The chapters are organized by age, and each chanpter address the social-emotional, gross motor, fine motor, language, and cognitive development of the particular age group"--

The Teen Years Explained

Author: Clea McNeely
Publisher: Jayne Blanchard
ISBN: 9780615302461
Release Date: 2010-02-01
Genre: Family & Relationships

We idealize childhood and demonize adolescence, often viewing the typical teenager as a bundle of problems. Yet according to a new book, The Teen Years Explained: A Guide to Healthy Adolescent Development, by Clea McNeely, MPH, DrPH and Jayne Blanchard, adolescence can be a time of opportunity, not turmoil. By understanding the developmental stages and changes of adolescence, both teens and adults can get the most out of this second decade of life. In plain English, this guide incorporates the latest scientific findings about physical, emotional, cognitive, identity formation, sexual and spiritual development with tips and strategies on how to use this information in real-life situations involving teens. Whether you have five minutes or five hours, you will find something useful in this book. This practical and colorful guide to healthy adolescent development is an essential resource for parents, teens, and all people who work with young people.

Health Safety and Nutrition for the Young Child

Author: Lynn Marotz
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781285427331
Release Date: 2014-01-01
Genre: Family & Relationships

HEALTH, SAFETY, AND NUTRITION FOR THE YOUNG CHILD, 9th Edition, covers contemporary health, safety, and nutrition needs of infant through school-age children--and guides teachers in implementing effective classroom practices--in one comprehensive, full-color volume. Concepts are backed by the latest research findings and linked to NAEYC standards. The book emphasizes the importance of respecting and partnering with families to help children establish healthy lifestyles and achieve their learning potential. Early childhood educators, professionals, and families will find the latest research and information on many topics of significant concern, including food safety, emergency and disaster preparedness, childhood obesity, children’s mental health, bullying, resilience, chronic and acute health conditions, environmental quality, and children with special medical needs. Also provided are easy-to-access checklists, guidelines, and activities that no early childhood student or professional should be without. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Write it Down

Author: Dawn L. Kolakoski
Publisher: United Nations Publications
ISBN: 1401840647
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Education

Designed to become an invaluable personal resource and curriculum book, Write It Down! encourages practicing teachers and future educators to capture best practices in their own words. The curriculum chapters of this guided journal provide sample observations to help the educator get started in recording their experiences. Chapters also are provided for recording teaching strategies observed and implemented in such areas as managing the classroom, working with special needs students, communicating with parents, using observation and assessment tools and more. Ultimately, through the use of Reflection Pages, the writer/educator is prompted to perform one of the most important tasks of professional development—reflection.

Cultural Competence A Primer for Educators

Author: Jean Moule
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9780495915294
Release Date: 2011-01-01
Genre: Business & Economics

CULTURAL COMPETENCE: A PRIMER FOR EDUCATORS, 2nd Edition, covers the basics of multicultural education, making it easy for instructors to assign as a main text or use in conjunction with other books. The author gives special attention to the psycho-social dimensions of teaching culturally diverse populations. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Adolescent Development and the Biology of Puberty

Author: National Research Council and Institute of Medicine
Publisher: National Academies Press
ISBN: 9780309065825
Release Date: 1999-08-20
Genre: Social Science

Adolescence is one of the most fascinating and complex transitions in the human life span. Its breathtaking pace of growth and change is second only to that of infancy. Over the last two decades, the research base in the field of adolescence has had its own growth spurt. New studies have provided fresh insights while theoretical assumptions have changed and matured. This summary of an important 1998 workshop reviews key findings and addresses the most pressing research challenges.