Child Development and Education, 7th edition

  • Teresa M. McDevitt
  • Jeanne Ellis Ormrod


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Comprehensive coverage of child and adolescent development written specifically for educators
Written by a developmentalist and an educational psychologist, Child Development and Education, 7th Edition, clearly shows those who will teach and care for children and adolescents how to apply developmental research and theory to their everyday practice. The book explores developmental phenomena and provides opportunities for readers to practice observations of and analyses of what children say, do, and create. This applied approach ensures that future educators can make informed decisions that meet children’s and adolescent’s needs.

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Table of contents

Part 1: Foundations in Child Development
1. Introduction to Child Development
2. Research and Assessment 
3. Family, Culture, and Community 
Part 2: Biological Development
4. Biological Beginnings 
5. Physical Development 
Part 3: Cognitive Development
6. Cognitive Development: Piaget and Vygotsky 
7. Cognitive Development: Cognitive Processes 
8. Intelligence 
9. Language Development 
10. Development in the Academic Domains 
Part 4: Social and Emotional Development
11. Emotional Development
12. Development of Self and Social Understandings 
13. Self-Regulation and Motivation 
14. Moral Development 
15. Peers, Schools, and Society 

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Published by Pearson (February 4th 2019) - Copyright © 2020