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The theoretical, practical and planning guide to understanding child development and learningChild Development and Learning integrates concepts of learning and development into one concise text for child development. With a clear and engaging style, it presents up-to-date research while offering practical applications that will relate to students’ personal and professional lives. This book takes a holistic focus to understanding child development, incorporating the age ranges from infancy to adolescence. Within each of the five sections of the book there are four chapters based on chronological age, which look at the developmental stages within each domain. The sixth section provides an overview of how to plan for the five sections within the Australian education system, from early childhood education and care through the primary school years and senior schooling. Child Development and Learning allows students to link theoretical concepts with practical strategies while providing examples of how to effectively program and plan for learning and development. Key FeaturesCovers the full age range of birth to 18 divided into the four categories of infancy (birth – 2 years), early childhood (3 – 8 years), middle childhood (9 – 13 years) and adolescence (14 – 18 years)Provides important links with the Australian Curriculum and framework across birth to 18 years of ageIncludes research based evidence and practical strategiesEach chapter includes a number of images, figures and links to custom videosStop and Think questions invite students to critically think about the content they are readingRecommended further readings and revision questions are at the end of each chapterIncludes a section dedicated to Australian teacher education programs, providing links to Australian Curriculum documents along with examples of how to effectively program and plan for learningand development.
PART 1: PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT1. Infancy Physical Development2. Early Childhood Physical Development3. Middle Childhood Physical Development4. Adolescent Physical DevelopmentPART 2: COGNITIVE DEVELOPMENT5. Infancy Cognitive Development6. Early Childhood Cognitive Development7. Middle Childhood Cognitive Development8. Adolescent Cognitive DevelopmentPART 3: LANGUAGE AND COMMUNICATION DEVELOPMENT9. Infancy Language and Communication Development10. Early Childhood Language and Communication Development11. Middle Childhood Language and Communication Development12. Adolescent Language and Communication DevelopmentPART 4: SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT13. Infancy Social Development14. Early Childhood Social Development15. Middle Childhood Social Development16. Adolescent Social DevelopmentPART 5: EMOTIONAL DEVELOPMENT17. Infancy Emotional Development18. Early Childhood Emotional Development19. Middle Childhood Emotional Development20. Adolescent Emotional DevelopmentPART 6: PROGRAMMING AND PLANNING FOR LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT21. Programming and Planning for Australian Early Childhood Education and CareWith Jenny Dwyer22. Programming and Planning for Australian Primary Schools23. Programming and Planning for Australian Secondary Schools
ISBN: 9780190306403 ISBN-10: 0190306408 Audience:
Tertiary; University or College
Number Of Pages: 640 Published: 17th September 2018 Country of Publication: AU Dimensions (cm): 20.32 x 24.64
Weight (kg): 1.21