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.

Health Safety and Nutrition for the Young Child

Author: Lynn R Marotz
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781285427331
Release Date: 2014-01-01
Genre: Education

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.

Basics of Supporting Dual Language Learners

Author: Karen N. Nemeth
Publisher:
ISBN: 1928896847
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Bilingualism in children

Designed to help all early childhood educators learn the basic of developmentally appropriate teaching practices for young children who are dual language learners.

Cultural Competence A Primer for Educators

Author: Jean Moule
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9780495915294
Release Date: 2011-01-01
Genre: Education

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.

The Common Sense Guide to Your Child s Special Needs

Author: Louis Pellegrino
Publisher: Brookes Publishing Company
ISBN: 1598571842
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Family & Relationships

What does it mean when a child has difficulty with developmental milestones, and what next steps can parents take? Louis Pellegrino offers down-to-earth answers in this new version of When Your Child Has a Disability, now reorganized to address par

Children s Thinking

Author: David F. Bjorklund
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 9781506334370
Release Date: 2017-01-04
Genre: Psychology

The Sixth Edition of David F. Bjorklund and Kayla B. Causey’s topically organized Children’s Thinking presents a current, comprehensive, and dynamic examination of cognitive development. The book covers individual children and their developmental journeys while also following the general paths of overall cognitive development in children. This unique and effective approach gives readers a holistic view of children’s cognitive development, acknowledging that while no two children are exactly alike, they tend to follow similar developmental patterns. Supported by the latest research studies and data, the Sixth Edition provides valuable insights for readers to better understand and work with children.

The cruel birth of Bangladesh

Author: Archer K. Blood
Publisher:
ISBN: 9840516507
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Political Science

An account of political events prior to the creation of Bangladesh; covers the 1970-1971 period.

By the Ages

Author: K. Eileen Allen
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company
ISBN: 0766820483
Release Date: 2000
Genre: Business & Economics

This easy-to-use tool for evaluating developmental milestones, growth patterns, daily routines, and activities offers a guide to a child's development from birth through age eight. Also covered is basic knowledge of age-appropriate developmental expectations and the learning experiences that can be provided at each stage of development. Other feature include alerts, activity descriptions, tips for special-needs children, effects of prenatal drugs or alcohol, and more.

Guiding Children s Social Development and Learning Theory and Skills

Author: Marjorie Kostelnik
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305960756
Release Date: 2016-12-05
Genre: Education

Updated throughout and featuring an emphasis on NAEYC and other standards, GUIDING CHILDREN'S SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT AND LEARNING: THEORY AND SKILLS, Ninth Edition, provides a comprehensive overview of child guidance and social development. Focusing on children from ages birth through 12 years, it provides a seamless transition from the pre-primary to the primary years and addresses the needs of practitioners working with children in a variety of group settings. Readers learn how to help children develop social competence and positive feelings about themselves, and how to work with children and families from many different backgrounds and circumstances. The book eliminates much of the guesswork and frustration that can hinder practitioners' efforts to influence children's social development and behavior -- providing a unified framework for decision-making and professional practice that incorporates sound principles of children's development, relationship enhancement, and behavior management. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Early Childhood Assessment in School and Clinical Child Psychology

Author: Adrienne Garro
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9781493963492
Release Date: 2016-10-29
Genre: Psychology

This book presents an integrated and coordinated framework for assessing developmental, psychological, and behavioral disorders in early childhood. Expert contributors advocate for natural-environment methods in addition to standardized measures in assessing academic and social skills as well as age-specific behavior problems in young children. Chapters model collaborations between clinicians, family, and daycare and school personnel, address diagnostic and classification issues, and conceptualize assessment as flexible, ongoing, and, as necessary, leading to coordinated services. The book gives practitioners and researchers critical tools toward establishing best practices in an increasingly complex and important area, leading to better prevention and intervention outcomes. Included in the coverage: Standardized assessment of cognitive development. Authentic and performance-based assessment. The use of Response to Intervention (RTI) in early childhood. Collaboration in school and child care settings. Anxiety disorders, PTSD, OCD, and depression in young children. Sleeping, feeding/eating, and attachment problems in early childhood. Early Childhood Assessment in School and Clinical Child Psychology is an essential resource for clinicians and related professionals, researchers, and graduate students in child and school psychology; assessment, testing, and evaluation; occupational therapy; family studies, educational psychology; and speech pathology.