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  • 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...
  • Child Development: Early Stages Through Age 12, 9th Edition
    Cover URL: Child Development, 9th Edition
    Keyword(s): child; child development; development; 9th Edition; 2020; early; stages; through; age 12
    Abstract:

    Child Development: Early Stages Through Age 12 explores the many stages of growth and development that children experience from the prenatal stage through the school-age years. Through an in-depth, comprehensive study of children's physical, intellectual, social, and emotional development, students will learn positive ways to care for children and meet their needs during these formative early years.

    By: Celia Anita Decker, Ed.D.
    Brief Summary: Child Development: Early Stages Through Age 12 explores the many stages of growth and development that children experience from the prenatal stage through the school-age years.
  • 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.
  • 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.

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