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Child Development and Education, Fourth Edition is the only comprehensive child development text written specifically for educators. Written by a developmentalist and an educational psychologist, it provides the coverage and research found in more traditional child development texts, but also helps readers understand how to use this information as educators. The text illustrates concepts using childrens' and adolescents' schoolwork, artwork, and interview excerpts, as well as case studies and video examples.
Chapter 1: Making a Difference in the Lives of Children and Adolescents
Chapter 2: Using Research to Understand Children and Adolescents
Chapter 3: Family Culture and Community
Chapter 4: Biological Beginnings
Chapter 5: Physical Development
Chapter 6: Cognitive Development: Piaget and Vygotsky
Chapter 7: Cognitive Development: Cognitive Processes
Chapter 8: Intelligence
Chapter 9: Language Development
Chapter 10: Development in the Content Domains
Chapter 11: Emotional Development
Chapter 12: Development of Self and Social Understanding
Chapter 13: Development of Motivation and Self-Regulation
Chapter 14: Development of Morality and Interpersonal Behaviors
Chapter 15: Peers, Schools and Society