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Early Childhood Development A Multicultural Perspective

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Early Childhood Development A Multicultural Perspective by Trawick-Smith, Jeffrey, 9780132868594
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  • ISBN: 9780132868594 | 0132868598
  • Cover: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/7/2013
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Early Childhood Development: A Multicultural Perspective, 6/e addresses both typical and atypical child development from birth through age eight.  This text highlights the diversity of child development, preparing professionals to meet the unique needs of children from a wide variety of backgrounds. The Enhanced Pearson eText features embedded video and internet resources.

  • A new emphasis on neuroscience and brain research helps us to understand so much better how children think, learn, feel, and behave.
  • Every chapter includes at least one new section on how the brain contributes to advances in physical, cognitive, linguistic, social, or emotional development across age groups.
  • An extensive section on assessment has been added. 
  • Clinical and classroom-based methods for assessing learning and development of young children are presented.
  • The use of assessment data in teaching and parenting are fully explored. 
  • A more extensive examination of toddlerhood, as a distinct period of development, is included. Newly-discovered advancements of children between the ages of 18 months and 3 years are profiled.
  • The book contains discussions of more than 800 new research studies and articles on early childhood development that have been published since the last edition.

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