The Developing Child Student Edition

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Edition: Student
Format: Hardcover
Pub. Date: 2008-12-09
Publisher(s): McGraw-Hill Education
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Summary

GlencoeThe Developing Childis a comprehensive, up-to-date overview of the ages and stages of child development! The text focuses on observation and scientific approach.Expert Advicetips are located throughout. Key components of child development are stressed withDeveloping BrainandLearning Through Playfeatures, and activities.Safe Child/Healthy Childreminders with activities are found throughout the text. Information and activities on special needs children are integrated; cross-cultural content is included. Point-of-use academic integration and correlation (Science, Math, and English Language Arts) is provided throughout to help meet the demands of the Perkins legislation and foster academic excellence. Applications and critical thinking exercises are available withWhat Would You Do?andParenting Skillsfeatures. Unit-long projects reinforce concepts through application.

Table of Contents

The Developing Child

Unit 1: Children and Parenting

Chapter 1: Learning about Children

Chapter 2: The Challenges of Parenting

Chapter 3: Building Strong Families

Unit 2: Pregnancy and Childbirth

Chapter 4: Prenatal Development

Chapter 5: Preparing for Birth

Chapter 6: The Baby's Arrival

Unit 3: Baby's First Year

Chapter 7: Physical Development of Infants

Chapter 8: Emotional and Social Development of Infants

Chapter 9: Intellectual Development of Infants

Unit 4: The Child from One to Three

Chapter 10: Physical Development from One to Three

Chapter 11: Emotional and Social Development from One to Three

Chapter 12: Intellectual Development from One to Three

Unit 5: The Child from Four to Six

Chapter 13: Physical Development from Four to Six

Chapter 14: Emotional and Social Development from Four to Six

Chapter 15: Intellectual Development from Four to Six

Unit 6: The Child from Seven to Twelve

Chapter 16: Physical Development from Seven to Twelve

Chapter 17: Emotional and Social Development from Seven to Twelve

Chapter 18: Intellectual Development from Seven to Twelve

Unit 7: Additional Topics of Study

Chapter 19: Adolescence

Chapter 20: Children's Health and Safety

Chapter 21: Family Challenges

Chapter 22: Child Care and Early Education

Chapter 23: Careers Working with Children

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