Child Development and Education Plus MyEducationLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package (5th Edition)

Child Development and Education Plus MyEducationLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package (5th Edition)
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Child Development and Education bridges the gap between theory and practice, showing those who teach and care for infants, children, and adolescents how to apply developmental research and theory to everyday practice. More so than any other text, Child Development and Education not only describes developmental phenomena--for infants through late adolescence--but also faciliates observations of and analyses of what children say, do, and create, ensuring that educators can make informed decisions that meet children's and adolescent's needs. 


New to the fifth edition is a sensitvity to the cultural and bioecological nature of development.  New features of the text situate children and adolescents in the contexts of their upbringing and articulate the implications of these experiences for educators and other professionals.  Illustrated is the diverse nature of development and how it is influenced by social, environmental, and cultural contexts.


Also new to this edition is support for teacher licensure preparation. Teacher candidates are alerted to developmental concepts and theorists they need to know, and are provided practice test questions and case studies to review, demonstrating for them how to prepare for their licensure exam. 

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Child Development and Education


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Book Summary: The title of this book is Child Development and Education Plus MyEducationLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package (5th Edition) and it was written by Teresa M. McDevitt, Jeanne Ellis Ormrod. This particular edition is in a Paperback format. This books publish date is Aug 11, 2012 and it has a suggested retail price of $184.13. It was published by Pearson and has a total of 768 pages in the book. The 10 digit ISBN is 013286262X and the 13 digit ISBN is 9780132862622. To buy this book at the lowest price, Click Here.