Description : "This accessible text--now revised and updated--has given thousands of future educators a solid grounding in developmental science to inform their work in schools. The expert authors review major theories of development and their impact on educational practice. Chapters examine how teaching and learning intersect with specific domains of child and adolescent development--language, intelligence and intellectual diversity, motivation, family and peer relationships, gender roles, and mental health. Pedagogical features include chapter summaries, definitions of key terms, and boxes addressing topics of special interest to educators. Instructors requesting a desk copy receive a supplemental test bank with objective test items and essay questions for each chapter. (First edition authors: Michael Pressley and Christine B. McCormick.) Key Words/Subject Areas: teachers, education, developmental psychology, child development, childhood development, adolescent development, schoolchildren, adolescents, students, educational psychology, developmental theories, teaching methods, learning, biological development, cognitive development, social development, emotional development, language development, intelligence, academic motivation, family relationships, peer relationships, mental health problems, gender roles, social-emotional learning, texts, textbooks Audience: Instructors and graduate students in education, child and family studies, and school psychology"--
Description : Organized topically to realistically present the three overarching perspectives that guide today's researchers and practitioners of developmental psychology, David Bjorklund and Carlos Hernández Blasi's CHILD AND ADOLESCENT DEVELOPMENT: AN INTEGRATED APPROACH provides not only a truly ground-breaking integrated approach but also the most practical and up-to-date introduction to this vital subject. The authors emphasize applied issues and consistently show how the major perspectives on human development must be integrated -rather than presented as contrasting and sometimes contradictory ways of looking at development -in order to meaningfully understand infants, children, and adolescents as well as how they develop. High-interest boxes including the Biopsychology of Childhood, Evolution in Action, and Socioculturally Speaking appear in rotation throughout the chapters to add both depth and dimension to the presentation of the text's comprehensive core content and featured perspectives. A rich set of pedagogical resources in the text itself and throughout its dynamic suite of online and print supplements helps to ensure that this text engages, enlightens, and challenges students in unique ways. Take a look and see why pre-publication reviewers and class-testers have been raving about the exciting teaching and learning possibilities this new text offers. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Description : For courses in Child Development that take a chronological approach Laura Berk's most concise child development text Exploring Child and Adolescent Development provides students with a clear, efficient survey of the most important concepts and research findings in the field of child development. In just 12 chapters, Berk makes classic, contemporary, and cutting-edge theories and research accessible in a manageable and relevant way, with an especially strong emphasis on real-world applications and an exceptional multicultural and cross-cultural focus. Chronologically organized, the text offers a complete introduction to the field, highlighting the most important concepts and research findings. This combination of rich content with concise presentation offers instructors unparalleled flexibility in designing their courses to meet both curricular and student needs. Available as a standalone text or via Revel(TM) Revel is Pearson's newest, fully digital method of delivering course content. A less expensive alternative to the printed textbook, Revel is an immersive learning environment that enables students to read, practice, and study in one continuous experience.
Description : Child and Adolescent Development for Educators covers development from early childhood through high school. This text provides authentic, research-based strategies and guidelines for the classroom, helping future teachers to create an environment that promotes optimal development in children. The authors apply child development concepts to topics of high interest and relevance to teachers, including classroom discipline, constructivism, social-emotional development, and many others. Child and Adolescent Development for Educators combines the core theory with practical implications for educational contexts, and shows how child development links to the Australian Professional Standards for Graduate Teachers. Case studies and real-world vignettes further bridge the distance between research and the classroom. Along with strong coverage of key local research such as the Longitudinal Study of Australian Children and Longitudinal Study of Indigenous children.
Description : Covering development from early childhood through high school in an easy-to-follow format, this book provides future teachers with authentic, research-based strategies and guidelines for their classrooms. The authors apply child development concepts to topics of high interest and relevance to teachers, including classroom discipline, constructivism, social-emotional development, and many others. A strong emphasis on diversity among children is reflected throughout. Case studies and real-world vignettes further bridge the distance between research and the classroom, helping future teachers be better prepared to create an environment that promotes optimal development in children. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Description : Focusing on the role of conflict in psychological and social development, a major theme of this text is how the management of conflict can enhance the psychological growth of individuals and strengthen relationships among people.
Description : Bergin and Bergin's CHILD AND ADOLESCENT DEVELOPMENT IN YOUR CLASSROOM: CHRONOLOGICAL APPROACH, prepares future teachers to create an environment that promotes optimal development for all children. Addressing concerns stated in NICHD and NCATE's joint report (i.e., that child development courses need to offer more realistic illustrations of development concepts or better tie concepts to the classroom), the book helps college instructors meet the challenge of translating up-to-date research into realistic, high-quality classroom practice. It uses attention-grabbing real-world vignettes, anticipates questions that teachers might ask, provides an easy-to-follow format, and focuses on topics of interest and relevance to teachers, including classroom discipline, aggression, emotion regulation, and many others. This accessible new text also places a strong emphasis on diversity among children, and is ideal for teachers who will be working with children from infancy through high school. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Description : As the title suggests, this text is designed specifically for students preparing for teaching or other education-related careers. It is the only text to date that focuses entirely on the development of school-age children and youth and whose examples are taken entirely from schools and classrooms. Likewise, its topical coverage reflects the developmental concerns of real-life educators, that is, there is a heavy treatment of cognitive, language, and social-emotional development during the school years.