Observing Development of the Young Child

Observing Development of the Young Child

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Appropriate for Observation in Early Childhood courses. One of the few books that successfully combines observation techniques with child development, this user-friendly text takes an applied approach that allows students to observe, record, and interpret child development by looking at particular behavior. Using the observation data to determine the level of a child's development, plans and activities are illustrated to show students how to help children strengthen specific areas of development.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 462 pages
  • 181.9 x 281.4 x 18mm | 725.76g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • Revised
  • 5th Revised edition
  • 0130271535
  • 9780130271532

About Janice J. Beaty

Janice J. Beaty, professor emerita, Elmira College, Elmira, New York, is a fulltime writer of early childhood college textbooks and a consultant in early childhood education from her new location in Taos, New Mexico. Her textbooks include Skills for Preschool Teachers, 6th edition; Building Bridges with Multicultural Picture Books; Prosocial Guidance for the Preschool Child; and, with Linda Pratt, Transcultural Children's Literature. Dr. Beaty's most recent studies are focused on the emergent literacy of the preschool child.show more

Table of contents

1. Assessing Children's Development through Observation. 2. Using the Child Skills Checklist. 3. Self-Identity. 4. Emotional Development. 5. Social Play. 6. Prosocial Behavior. 7. Large Motor Development. 8. Small Motor Development. 9. Cognitive Development: Classification, Number, Time,and Space. 10. Spoken Language. 11. Prewriting and Prereading Skills. 12. Art Skills. 13. Imagination. 14. Sharing Observational Data with Parents. Epilogue: The Missing Component of Child Development. Index of Children's Books. Index.show more

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