Author: Christi Crosby Bergin,David Allen Bergin
Publisher: Cengage Learning
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.
Author: Christi Crosby Bergin,David Allen Bergin,Sue Walker,Graham Daniel,Angela Fenton,Pearl Subban
Publisher: Cengage AU
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.
Author: Michael Pressley,Christine McCormick
Publisher: Guilford Press
Filling a tremendous need, this is the first graduate-level child development text written specifically for future educators. From eminent authorities, the volume provides a solid understanding of major theories of development, focusing on how each has informed research and practice in educational contexts. Topics include the impact of biology and early experiences on the developing mind; the development of academic competence and motivation; how learning is influenced by individual differences, sociocultural factors, peers, and the family environment; what educators need to know about child mental health; and more. Every chapter features a quick-reference outline, definitions of key terms, and boxes addressing special topics of interest to educators. ? Special feature: Instructors considering this book for course adoption will automatically be e-mailed a test bank (in RTF format) that includes objective test items, essay questions, and case questions based on classroom scenarios.
A Contemporary Reader
Author: Melanie Killen,Robert J. Coplan
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Category: Social Science
Edited by two leading scholars, Social Development in Childhood and Adolescence brings together the most significant classic and contemporary writings in this area to provide a comprehensive overview of this dynamic field. Provides all that is needed for teaching social development with the selection of key topics for a 13-week semester, an introductory chapter with an overview of the field and key questions, introductory text for each of 5 sections that contain 3 articles each for a total of 36 articles, with extra materials including discussion questions and classroom exercises Covers key topics such as genetics, temperament, attachment, prosocial development, theory of mind, peer relationships, morality, identity, social withdrawal, aggression, exclusion, stereotyping, parenting, and culture. Addresses issues related to culture, ethnicity, immigration, and diversity Provides a historical, conceptual, and theoretical overview of social development in the introductory chapter Includes introductory sections by the editors for each weekly topic which define key terms and highlights important conceptual issues Integrates helpful pedagogical material throughout: feature boxes highlight current hot topics and real-world applications; end-of-chapter questions, debate topics, and in-class exercises facilitate student understanding and classroom discussion
Author: Denise H. Daniels,Judith Meece
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Topically-arranged and teacher-focused, Child and Adolescent Development for Educators is a richly contextual research-based foundation in the science of development that is ideal for future teachers. Attending to the development of school-aged children and youth, the brevity of the text and the diversity of in-text activities give teacher educators ample opportunity to assign observations and other school-based projects.
A Behavioral Systems Approach
Author: Gary Novak,Martha Pelaez
Child and Adolescent Development: A Behavioral Systems Approach integrates the views of dynamical systems concepts with a behavioral view of development. This combination of perspectives is unique and from it something new emerges – a "behavioral systems approach" to development. It is an approach that incorporates both personal and environmental influences and the constant reciprocal interactions between nature and nurture. The book emphasizes learning as the major process for change in development and the integration of environmental influences with genetic and historical factors. Authors Gary Novak and Martha Pelaez provide a coherent understanding of the learning process in childhood and adolescence and present successful interventions to minimize typical problematic behavior during this period.
A Practical Guide to Assessment and Intervention
Author: Peg Dawson,Richard Guare
Publisher: Guilford Press
This book has been replaced by Executive Skills in Children and Adolescents, Third Edition, ISBN 978-1-4625-3531-6.
a chronological approach
Author: Danuta Bukatko
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin College Div
This new chronological edition is based on the well-established topically organized text by Bukatko and Daehler, Child Development: A Thematic Approach, 5/e. Addressing physical, social, and emotional development in a linear fashion, this text starts with pre-natal development and progresses through birth and the newborn baby, infancy and toddlerhood, early childhood, middle childhood, and adolescence. Developed to accommodate the more applied focus of courses in nursing, parenthood, education, family studies, and human ecology, this text benefits from the authors' focus on research through an emphasis on developmental themes. Five themes on development are found in every chapter and are listed in the chapter opener, called out in the margin where the theme is addressed, and summarized in a Summary of Developmental Themes section at the end of the chapter. The five themes explore nature and nurture; sociocultural contexts; continuous vs. discontinuous development; the domains of development; and risk or resilience in development. Extensive "Contexts of Development" chapters for each development stage broaden the scope of the issues discussed by examining the child/adolescent within the context of family, peers, and community. Research Applied to Parenting/Education boxes provide practical advice based on research findings and cover such topics as reducing SIDS, monitoring TV viewing, reciprocal teaching, and reading to children. Atypical Development sections focus on topics related to non-normative development, including eating disorders, autism, attention deficit disorder, detecting hearing loss, depression, conduct disorders, and post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Summary Tables are two-page graphic timelines that summarize the various milestones of development and show the sequence of the child's development within a given domain (infancy, early childhood, middle childhood, adolescence). Chapter-Opening Vignettes draw students into real-life scenarios by applying and exploring concepts of development. Marginal features, See for Yourself and What Do You Think?, invite students to critically evaluate and explore further related material on the Online Study Center. Additional pedagogy includes section summaries within each chapter and comprehensive Chapter Recaps that feature a Summary of Developmental Themes, a Chapter Review, and a list of Key Terms and Concepts.
Perspectives from Youth, Parents, and Teachers
Author: Katherine H. Voegtle,Marguerite G. Lodico
Publisher: SAGE Publications
The uniqueness of Child and Adolescent Life Stories lies in the multiple perspectives drawn from youth, their parents, and their teachers. These perspectives provide a range of lenses through which a student or beginning teacher may view child and adolescent development. The complex processes of development occur within a social context, and therefore a professional teacher, administrator, or school psychologist will need to be able to view developmental stages from youths' perspectives as well as from their various social settings.
Author: David F. Bjorklund,Carlos Hernández Blasi
Publisher: Cengage Learning
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.
Author: Jack C. Westman, M.D., M.S.,Victoria Costello
Simplifying a complex subject. Child psychology is required for college level psych and elementary education majors. It is a complex subject that can include developmental psychology, biology, sociological psychology, and various schools of theory and therapies. The only sources of information about this complex subject are long, expensive textbooks. Until now. This, the first trade book to give a detailed, easy to understand explanation of the subject. ? Age-by-age discussion of the psychological development of children.
Author: Raymond J. Waller
Fostering Child and Adolescent Mental Health in the Classroom provides educators and school personnel with a thorough, readable guide to some of the most common mental health issues they are likely to confront in the classroom. Editor Raymond J. Waller offers pre-service and in-service educators strategic tools to help take the proper steps toward addressing the mental health issues of their students.
Author: Nancy DeFrates-Densch
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities Social
Containing more than 40 cases, with subjects ranging from preschool to high school students, Case Studies in Child and Adolescent Development for Teachers brings developmental issues to life. The reality-based cases address a variety of developmental issues, giving teachers and future teachers the opportunity to think critically about the way development influences the educational environment and to reflect on their own classroom practice.
Author: Michie Swartwood,Kathy H. Trotter
Publisher: Thomson Wadsworth
OBSERVING CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS is an approximately 200 minute program of video segments that feature the highlights of infant, child and adolescent development. Designed to deepen student's understanding of major developmental milestones, the program focuses on concrete and observable behavior and features segments of children interacting with peers, parents, and teachers in a variety of settings. The video focuses on how major developmental theories are exhibited in everyday behavior. Instructors can use the program as a classroom lecture tool or observational component. Because it is also available for student purchase, the program can also be utilized for out of class assignments. The observational video program is available for instructors on VHS with Instructor's Manual, free upon adoption of any Wadsworth Child Development textbook. It is also available for student purchase on a CD-ROM that comes automatically packaged with a student workbook. The student workbook features concept overviews, key terms and definitions, and a variety of critical thinking applications, many that ask the student to approach the same video segment from more than one theoretical perspective. Benefits: The program is divided into four primary modules: 1. Prenatal development, birth, the newborn, infants, and toddlers (0 - 2 yrs.), 2. Early childhood (2 - 5 yrs.), 3. Middle childhood (5 - 11 yrs.), 4. Adolescence (12 - 18 yrs.). Each of the primary modules features three sections focused on physical development; cognitive development (including language and learning); and social, emotional, and moral development. The narrated segments are followed by approximately 100 minutes of unnarrated segments, allowing the student to observe, label, and analyze the behavior for themselves. This structure guides students through each stage of developmental theory, while providing hands-on experience at the same time.
Author: Christi Crosby Bergin,David Allen Bergin
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Category: Business & Economics
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.
A Practical Guide
Author: Valerie Maholmes,Carmela Gina Lomonaco
Publisher: Psychology Press
Developed for an NIH training institute, this volume is organized around the most frequently asked questions by researchers starting their careers in applied research in child and adolescent development. With contributions from the leading scholars in the field, actual research experiences highlight the challenges one faces in conducting such research. The techniques and theoretical frameworks most suitable for guiding the applied research process are reviewed along with related ethical and cultural considerations. Each chapter features the authors’ introduction to their own careers in applied research. Also included are practical tips, case studies, and sidebars featuring frequently asked questions. This practical resource provides tips on how to: Modify the most frequently used methodological techniques while maintaining the integrity of the data Manage the unpredictable nature of real world research Frame community relevant research questions in an academically acceptable way Secure funding to conduct applied research Disseminate the research results so as to have the greatest impact on policy and practice. The book opens with the most frequently asked questions, tips on getting started in an applied research career, and an overview of and theoretical framework for generating applied developmental research ideas. Section 2 focuses on research designs including the most frequently used methodological and measurement techniques and tips on how to modify them to applied settings. Ethical challenges and cultural issues in working with special populations are also addressed. Section 3 focuses on conducting applied research in school, community, and clinical settings with an emphasis on the challenges encountered when conducting actual research as opposed to the more controlled settings taught in a classroom. Guidelines for protecting the populations involved in the study and strategies for recruiting and retaining participants are also addressed. The book concludes with strategies for disseminating research findings so as to have the greatest impact on policy and practice, for publishing research, and for securing funding. Intended as a practical guide, this book is ideal for those just starting their careers in applied research, for students preparing their dissertations, and for the faculty who prepare these students. The book’s accessible approach also appeals to researchers in the behavioral, social, and health sciences, education, and those in government and industry.
Bringing the Science of Child Development to the Classroom
Author: Wendy L. Ostroff
Human beings are born to learn. During the last few decades, developmental science has exploded with discoveries of how, specifically, learning happens. This provides us with an unprecedented window into children's minds: how and when they begin to think, perceive, understand, and apply knowledge. Wendy Ostroff builds on this research and shows you how to harness the power of the brain, the most powerful learning machine in the universe. She highlights the processes that inspire or propel learning--play, confidence, self-regulation, movement, mnemonic strategies, metacognition, articulation, and collaboration--and distills the research into a synthesis of the most important takeaway ideas that teachers will need as they design their curriculum and pedagogy. Each chapter has suggested activities for exactly how teachers can put theory into practice in the classroom. When you understand how your students learn, you will know how to teach them in ways that harness the brain's natural learning systems. Dr. Wendy L. Ostroff is Associate Professor in the Program for the Advancement of Learning at Curry College.
Strategies for Teaching Middle and High School Students
Author: Thomas Armstrong
Moody. Reckless. Impractical. Insecure. Distracted. These are all words commonly used to describe adolescents. But what if we recast these traits in a positive light? Teens possess insight, passion, idealism, sensitivity, and creativity in abundance--all qualities that can make a significant positive contribution to society. In this thought-provoking book, Thomas Armstrong looks at the power and promise of the teenage brain from an empathetic, strength-based perspective--and describes what middle and high school educators can do to make the most of their students' potential. Thoroughly grounded in current neuroscience research, the book explains what we know about how the adolescent brain works and proposes eight essential instructional elements that will help students develop the ability to think, make healthy choices, regulate their emotions, handle social conflict, consolidate their identities, and learn enough about the world to move into adulthood with dignity and grace. Armstrong provides practical strategies and real-life examples from schools that illustrate these eight key practices in action. In addition, you'll find a glossary of brain terms, a selection of brain-friendly lesson plans across the content areas, and a list of resources to support and extend the book's ideas and practices. There is a colossal mismatch between how the adolescent brain has evolved over the millennia and the passive, rote learning experiences that are all too common in today’s test-obsessed educational climate. See the amazing difference—in school and beyond—when you use the insights from this book to help students tap into the power of their changing brains.