Child Development: A Practical Introduction (Hardback)
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Child Development: A Practical Introduction (Hardback)

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Hardback 288 Pages / Published: 30/01/2014
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Children change rapidly. Not only in the physical sense but in their abilities to communicate, think and to interact. This development is fascinating and has a huge impact on the care, education and wellbeing of children.

Focusing on the earliest years (0-8) this book looks at:

Theories and context of development The impact of policy and the wider world on children Cognitive, biological, language, emotional and social development Disorders and development Health and development The role of the adult in development.

Understanding these elements is key to early years practice and courses. With the help of this book you will appreciate why it is so important and the impact of your role as the adult on children in your care.

Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
ISBN: 9781849201360
Number of pages: 288
Weight: 640 g
Dimensions: 232 x 186 x 22 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
'This is a comprehensive and concise text which will support your studies in child development theory and practice.' -- Jeanette Bailie
'This is a very good overview of theory and current practice in the field of Child Development and will be a useful core text for undergraduate early education students. The language is accessible and the practical examples illustrate the links between research findings and practical, user friendly exemplars.' -- Joan Martlew
This is an excellent overview of theory and current practice in the broad and essential area of child development. There are practical examples and anecdotes that make it easy for the readers to translate research into best practice... This is both a fascinating and enriching read for anyone working with young children, whether in settings or as a health visitor. -- Martine Horvath

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