Child Development and Education
Merrill/Prentice Hall, 2002 - Adolescent psychology - 662 pages
Child Development and Education is the only comprehensive child development book written specifically for educators. The authors focus on concepts and principles that are important to developmental theorists as well as to educational practitioners. The topics were carefully selected to reflect issues that affect school-age children (K-12) and their learning. The text frequently provides detailed chronological examples of children's abilities both in the narrative and in developmental trends tables.
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