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  • Child Development: Early Stages Through Age 12, 8th Edition
    Cover URL: Child Development: Early Stages Through Age 12, 8th Edition
    Keyword(s): child; child development; development; 8th Edition; 2016
    Abstract:

    Child Development: Early Stages Through Age 12 provides students the knowledge needed to work with and care for children as they grow. All areas of development—physical, intellectual, social, and emotional—are addressed so students can better understand, assess, and meet the needs of children. The child development principles and theories of Erikson, Piaget, Vygotsky, and Gardner are highlighted. Additionally, the text explores play activities, ways to keep children healthy, and group programs.

    By: Celia Anita Decker, Ed.D.
    Brief Summary: Child Development: Early Stages Through Age 12 provides students the knowledge needed to work with and care for children as they grow.
  • Child Development: Early Stages Through Age 12, 7th Edition
    Cover URL: Child Development Early Stages Through Age 12
    Keyword(s): child; development; early; stages; through; age 12; 2011; parenting; child development; 7th Edition; children; companion website
    Abstract:

    Child Development: Early Stages Through Age 12 is designed to help students understand how to work with and care for children as they grow. The contents of this authoritative text focus on guiding children’s development and meeting developmental needs from the prenatal stage through the school-age years. The text also explores play activities, ways to keep children healthy and safe, group programs, and child-related careers. Many examples are provided to help apply this information when working with children of all ages.

    By: Celia Anita Decker, Ed.D.
    Brief Summary: Child Development: Early Stages Through Age 12 is designed to help students understand how to work with and care for children as they grow. The contents of this authoritative text focus on guiding children's...
  • Child Care Administration: Planning Quality Programs for Young Children, 3rd Edition
    Cover URL: Child Care Administration
    Keyword(s): child; care; administration; 2006; child care; 3rd Edition
    Abstract:

    This colorful text explains what prospective directors need to do to start a child care program in their community. Steps are given in an easy-to-follow question-and-answer format. Management aspects of operating a successful center are featured in the second part of the text. This edition includes many new topics, and each chapter includes a list of references.

    By: Linda S. Nelson, Ph.D. and Alan E. Nelson, Ed.D.
    Brief Summary: This colorful text explains what prospective directors need to do to start a child care program in their community. Steps are given in an easy-to-follow question-and-answer format. Management aspects of operating a...
  • Lifespan Development, 1st Edition
    Cover URL: Lifespan Development
    Keyword(s): lifespan; development; 1st Edition; 2014
    Abstract:

    Lifespan Development is designed to help your students understand human growth and development across the lifespan. The contents of this text show that even though not all people are alike, they do go through similar stages of development. Young children learn to walk, talk, spell, jump, and tell jokes. Teens learn to become more independent. Adults take on more responsibilities for themselves and others. Throughout the lifespan, people continue to develop and change physically, cognitively, socially, and emotionally. The text also includes strategies that promote lifespan health and wellness.

    By: Sharleen L. Kato, Ed.D.
    Brief Summary: Lifespan Development is designed to help your students understand human growth and development across the lifespan. The contents of this text show that even though not all people are alike, they do go through similar stages of development. Young children learn to walk, talk, spell...
  • Parents and Their Children, 8th Edition
    Cover URL: Parents and Their Children, 8th Edition
    Keyword(s): parenting; parents; their; children; child; child care; 8th Edition; 2015
    Abstract:

    Parents and Their Children helps students learn the demands of parenting as well as its rewards. The text explores various family forms and functions, the cycle of family development, and how the parenting role changes through the lifespan as children grow. Conception, pregnancy, and prenatal development and care are discussed with an emphasis on abstinence to avoid unplanned pregnancies. Features throughout the text engage students in real-life parenting situations.

    By: Verdene Ryder and Celia Anita Decker, Ed.D.
    Brief Summary: Parents and Their Children helps students learn the demands of parenting as well as its rewards.
  • Parents and Their Children, 7th Edition
    Cover URL: Parents and Their Children
    Keyword(s): parents; parenting; their; children; child development; 7th Edition; 2010
    Abstract:

    Parents and Their Children is completely revised to help your students learn the demands of parenting as well as the rewards parenting offers. The text reflects a stronger emphasis on parenting skills with such changes in today’s world as peer violence, more single-parent and dual-career families, and encouragement of moral and character development.

    By: Verdene Ryder and Celia Anita Decker, Ed.D.
    Brief Summary: Parents and Their Children is completely revised to help your students learn the demands of parenting as well as the rewards parenting offers. The text reflects a stronger emphasis on parenting skills with such changes in today’s world as peer violence, more single-parent and dual-career...
  • Working with Young Children, 8th Edition
    Cover URL: Working with Young Children, 8th Edition
    Keyword(s): working; young; children; child care; child development; 2016; 8th Edition
    Abstract:

    Working with Young Children introduces students to the field of early childhood education. The text begins by helping students better understand young children and then progresses into developing guidance skills. Child development principles are applied to child care settings. Students also learn how to handle specific concerns related to infants, toddlers, school-age children, and children with special needs.

    By: Judy Herr, Ed.D.
    Brief Summary: Working with Young Children introduces students to the field of early childhood education.
  • Working with Young Children, 7th Edition
    Cover URL: Working with Young Children
    Keyword(s): working; young; children; 7th Edition; child care; 2012
    Abstract:

    Working with Young Children introduces your students to the fast-growing field of early childhood education. Your students will develop skills for guiding children effectively while keeping them healthy and safe. Working with Young Children applies child development principles to child care settings. On-site photos enhance the inviting, colorful format. This text provides current health, safety, and nutrition information plus additional coverage of technology, cultural diversity, family stressors, and child care careers.

    By: Judy Herr, Ed.D.
    Brief Summary: Working with Young Children introduces your students to the fast-growing field of early childhood education. Your students will develop skills for guiding children effectively while keeping them healthy and safe. Working with Young Children applies child development principles to...
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