The Young Child

The Young Child : Development from Prebirth through Age Eight

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For Early Childhood Development courses.A core course for child development courses that cover prebirth through age eight, this widely-used text discusses major development theories as they relate to physical, psychosocial, and cognitive domains. The book contains extensive applications for those who will teach and work with young children, making it particularly appropriate for early childhood education programs.show more

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  • Paperback | 574 pages
  • 205.74 x 251.46 x 25.4mm | 1,061.4g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 3rd edition
  • 0130257001
  • 9780130257000

Table of contents

I. AN OVERVIEW OF EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT. 1. The What and Why of Early Childhood Development. 2. The Where, When, and How of Early Childhood Study and Assessment. II. THE CHILD'S LIFE BEGINS. 3. The Family before Birth. 4. The Child and Family at Birth. III. INFANCY. 5. Physical and Motor Development of the Infant. 6. Psychosocial Development of the Infant. 7. Cognitive, Language, and Literacy Development of the Infant. IV. THE YOUNG CHILD AGES ONE THROUGH THREE. 8. Physical and Motor Development: Ages One through Three. 9. Psychosocial Development: Ages One through Three. 10. Cognitive, Language, and Literacy Development: Ages One through Three. V. THE YOUNG CHILD AGES FOUR THROUGH FIVE. 11. Physical and Motor Development: Ages Four through Five. 12. Psychosocial Development: Ages Four through Five. 13. Cognitive, Language, and Literacy Development: Ages Four through Five. VI. THE YOUNG CHILD AGES SIX THROUGH EIGHT. 14. Physical and Motor Development: Ages Six through Eight. 15. Psychosocial Development: Ages Six through Eight. 16. Cognitive, Language, and Literacy Development: Ages Six through Eight. VII. THE DEVELOPING EARLY CHILDHOOD PROFESSIONAL. 17. Developing Adults in the Lives of Developing Young Children.show more

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