The cheap theoretical, practical and planning guide to understanding child development and learning.
Child Development and Learning integrates concepts of learning and development into one concise text for child development.
With a clear and engaging style, this textbook presents up-to-date research, while offering practical applications that will relate to students’ personal and professional lives.
This publication takes a holistic focus to understanding child development, incorporating the age ranges from infancy to adolescence, making it one of the most comprehensive textbooks you will find on the subject matter.
Within each of the five sections of the textbook 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.
Covers 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 age.
Includes research-based evidence and practical strategies.
Each chapter includes:
Numerous images, figures and links to custom online videos.
Stop and Think questions inviting students to critically think about the content they are reading.
Recommended further readings and revision questions at the end of each chapter.
Elaborates upon the content featured in earlier edition textbooks, by including a section dedicated to Australian teacher education programs and providing links to Australian Curriculum documents, along with examples of how to effectively program and plan for learning and development.