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Child Development: Early Stages Through Age 12, 8th Edition

By: Celia Anita Decker, Ed.D.
ISBN: 978-1-63126-038-4
Format: Hardcover
Copyright: 2016
Subject: Child Care / Human Dev / Parenting
Description
Child Development: Early Stages Through Age 12 provides students the knowledge needed to work with and care for children as they grow. All areas of development—physical, intellectual, social, and emotional—are addressed so students can better understand, assess, and meet the needs of children. The child development principles and theories of Erikson, Piaget, Vygotsky, and Gardner are highlighted. Additionally, the text explores play activities, ways to keep children healthy, and group programs.
  • A new chapter provides additional information on brain development.
  • Child-related occupations are discussed in detail, including duties, education requirements, and job outlook.
  • Case Studies are included in each chapter of the book to help students relate content to real-world situations.
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Text 832 978-1-63126-038-4 $96.00
Child Development: Early Stages Through Age 12 provides students the knowledge needed to work with and care for children as they grow. All areas of development—physical, intellectual, social, and emotional—are addressed so students can better understand, assess, and meet the needs of children. The child development principles and theories of Erikson, Piaget, Vygotsky, and Gardner are highlighted. Additionally, the text explores play activities, ways to keep children healthy, and group programs.
  • A new chapter provides additional information on brain development.
  • Child-related occupations are discussed in detail, including duties, education requirements, and job outlook.
  • Case Studies are included in each chapter of the book to help students relate content to real-world situations.
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Online Student Center, 6yr. Classroom Subscription (min. 15) 978-1-63126-042-1 $110.40

The Online Student Center for Child Development: Early Stages Through Age 12 offers a complete learning package that is accessible through any Internet-enabled device, including computers, smartphones, and tablets. Students can study in the classroom or on the go: whenever or wherever it is most convenient.

Instructional materials included are:

Online Textbook
All content from the print textbook is included with exact page reproductions to ensure that students do not miss any important information or illustrations. Navigation is easy with a linked table of contents, and the search function helps students to easily find information.

Companion Website
Activities that correspond to textbook content are readily available on this special website that provides a means of attracting student attention while increasing comprehension and retention of key concepts. E-flash cards, vocabulary games, graphic organizers, drag and drop activities, and lesson review and assessment are examples of the included content. The option to print or e-mail answers promotes easy grading.

Mobile Website
With many students having smartphones and tablets, they can now study outside of the classroom or home. The special mobile format allows students to quiz themselves using e-flash cards and assess their learning with self-assessment quizzes.

Online Student Workbook
This is an exact reproduction of the printed workbook with features that provide options to meet classroom needs. Pages can be printed on demand for assignment, or students can complete their assignments online using embedded form fields and then print or e-mail the results for grading.

Bundle (Text + Online Student Center, 6yr. Classroom Subscription) (min. 15) 978-1-63126-043-8 $147.92
Bundle includes a copy of the Student Textbook and Online Student Center 6yr. Classroom Subscription. Minimum quantity of 15 must be purchased.
Common Cartridge, 1yr. Individual Access Key Code 978-1-63563-009-1 $59.00 In Work
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CONTENT
  • Online Textbook
  • E-Flash Cards
  • Matching Activities
  • Vocabulary Games
  • Review and Assessment
  • Drag and Drop Activities
  • Online Workbook (with digital form fields)
INSTRUCTOR RESOURCES
  • Online Instructor's Resources provide access to the instructor support materials used most, all in one convenient location. Resources include Instructor’s Edition, Instructor Materials, Chapter Resources, QTI files, and ExamView Assessment Suite Software with Test Banks.
Workbook approx. 184 978-1-63126-039-1 $24.00
Designed to help students recall, review, and expand on the concepts presented in the text. A wide variety of activities is provided to help students understand how to meet children’s developmental needs. Includes activities that help students review the text; activities that invite students to think critically and provide opinions, evaluations, and conclusions; and activities that require students to observe and work with children. This supplement is a consumable resource, designed with perforated pages so that a given chapter can be removed and turned in for grading or checking.
Instructor's Resource CD 978-1-63126-045-2 $266.64 *
The Instructor's Resource CD contains the following items:
  • Instructor’s Materials. An overview of teaching materials and lists of resource books provided in PDF format.
  • Answer Keys. Textbook, Workbook, and Instructor’s Resource Answer Keys in PDF format.
  • Lesson Plans. Customizable daily Lesson Plans in Microsoft Word (DOCX) format.
  • Reproducible Masters. Printable instructional materials provided in PDF format.
  • Booklets. Booklets of supplementary information concerning children's safety and the role of play in learning provided in PDF format.

System Requirements
Windows®:
Intel® Pentium® II or compatible processor, Windows® 2000/XP/7/8, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Internet Explorer® (6 or higher), allow active content, and Adobe® Reader® (free download). *Internet connection required to access web links and free downloads.
Macintosh®: PowerPC® G4, G5 or Intel® processor, Mac OS® X v10.X, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Safari® (2.0 or higher), allow active content, Adobe® Reader® (free download). *Internet connection required to access web links and free downloads.
ExamView® Assessment Suite CD 1430 test questions 978-1-63126-046-9 $248.00 *
The ExamView® Assessment Suite allows you to quickly and easily create, administer, and score paper and online tests. This product includes 25 test banks with a total of 1430 questions. The ExamView® Assessment Suite includes the ExamView® Test Generator, ExamView® Test Manager, and ExamView® Test Player.

System Requirements
Windows®:
Windows® XP SP, Vista SP1, Windows® 7 (32-bit), or Windows® 7 (64-bit); Intel® Pentium® IV Processor 1GHz or higher (or equivalent); 512 MB RAM; 500 MB hard disk space; Monitor capable of displaying 1024 x 768 or higher resolution; One available USB Port (required when using eInstruction® student response system); Internet connection to access the Web publishing and content update features.
Macintosh®: Mac OS® 10.5.8 or OS® 10.6.4; Intel® Processor 1GHz or higher; 32-bit Kernel and Extensions; 512 MB RAM; 300 MB hard disk space; Monitor capable of displaying 1024 x 768 or higher resolution; One available USB Port (required when using eInstruction® student response system); Internet connection to access the Web publishing and content update features.
Instructor's Presentations for PowerPoint® CD, Individual License over 800 slides 978-1-63126-047-6 $240.00 *
Individual License. This CD package contains presentations in PowerPoint format for each of the 25 chapters, comprising over 800 slides of instructional material. The presentations are best viewed in PowerPoint 2003 or higher or in the PowerPoint Viewer. If viewed in earlier versions of PowerPoint, they may not display properly. Also provided is a link that allows download of the current version of PowerPoint Viewer.

System Requirements
Windows®:
Intel® Pentium® II or compatible processor, Windows® 2000/XP/7, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Internet Explorer® (6 or higher), allow active content, PowerPoint® Viewer (free download), and Adobe® Reader® (free download). *Internet connection required to access web links and free downloads.
Macintosh®: PowerPC® G4, G5 or Intel® processor, Mac OS® Xv10.X, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Safari® (2.0 or higher), allow active content, PowerPoint® Viewer (free download for Mac OS® 9.X), and Adobe® Reader® (free download). *Internet connection required to access web links and free downloads.
Online Instructor Resources, 1yr. Individual Access Key Code 978-1-63563-010-7 $128.00 In Work
Online Instructor Resources, 6yr. Individual Subscription 978-1-63126-050-6 $528.00 *
The Online Instructor Resources, 6yr. Individual Subscription provides 6 years of individual access to the classroom support materials used most, all in one convenient location. The Instructor bookshelf includes the Online Instructor’s Edition as well as the Online Instructor Resources.

Online Instructor Resources content includes:

  • Resource Materials
    • Instructor's Materials
    • ExamView® Assessment Suite v8.1 Software
  • Chapter Resources
    • Textbook Answer Keys
    • Workbook Answer Keys
    • Instructor's Resource Answer Keys
    • Lesson Plans
    • Reproducible Masters
    • Instructor's Presentations for PowerPoint®
Companion Website and Mobile Site       View Site
Companion Website
Activities that correspond to textbook content are readily available on this special website that provides a means of attracting student attention while increasing comprehension and retention of key concepts. Vocabulary games, e-flash cards, and interactive quizzes are examples of the included content. The option to print or e-mail answers promotes easy grading.

Mobile Site
With many students having smartphones and tablets, they can now study outside of the classroom or home. The mobile web app format allows students to quiz themselves using e-flash cards and assess their learning with self-assessment quizzes.
*To order this item, please call 800.323.0440.
Table of Contents

Part 1: Children and Families in Today's World
1. Learning About Children
2. New Directions in Learning
3. Families Today
4. Preparing for Parenting
Part 2: Pregnancy and Childbirth
5. Pregnancy
6. Special Circumstances of Pregnancy
7. Childbirth
Part 3: Infancy
8. Physical Development in the First Year
9. Intellectual Development in the First Year
10. Social-Emotional Development in the First Year
Part 4: The Toddler Years
11. Physical Development of Toddlers
12. Intellectual Development of Toddlers
13. Social-Emotional Development of Toddlers
Part 5: The Preschool Years
14. Physical Development of Preschoolers
15. Intellectual Development of Preschoolers
16. Social-Emotional Development of Preschoolers
Part 6: The School-Age Years
17. Physical Development of School-Age Children
18. Intellectual Development of School-Age Children
19. Social-Emotional Development of School-Age Children
Part 7: Guiding and Caring for Children
20. Encouraging Children's Play Experiences
21. Protecting Children's Physical Health and Safety
22. Handling Family-Life Challenges
23. Meeting Children's Special Needs
24. Providing Early Childhood Education in Group Settings
25. Preparing for a Child-Related Career
Look Inside
Online Text, 1yr. Individual Subscription
g-wonlinetextbooks.com
Front Matter (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Child Care)
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Chapter 1 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Child Care)
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Chapter 10 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Child Care)
Instructor's Presentations for PowerPoint® CD, Individual License
PPS
Chapter 1 (PPS, 2.75 MB)
Mobile Companion Website
m.g-wlearning.com
View Site (m.g-wlearning.com, Child Development)
Companion Website
www.g-wlearning.com
View Site (www.g-wlearning.com, Child Development)
Correlations
FCS National Standards Correlations
PDF
National Standards (PDF, 1.75 MB)
Florida
PDF
Child Development (PDF, 221 KB)
Pre-PAC Correlations
South Carolina
PDF
Child Development 1, 2 (PDF, 442 KB)
Texas
PDF
Child Development (PDF, 242 KB)
Utah
PDF
Child Development (PDF, 525 KB)
About the Author(s)

Celia Anita Decker, Ed.D. - was a former professor in the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences at Northwestern State University of Louisiana before moving to Castle Rock, Colorado. She taught courses in early childhood education, child development, and family relations. Dr. Decker was coordinator of graduate studies in early childhood education. Before her position at Northwestern State University, she taught college courses at East Texas State University (now Texas A&M at Commerce) and at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville. Dr. Decker also taught public school kindergarten in Kansas City, Kansas.