Child Development from Birth to Eight: A Journey through the Early Years: A Journey through the early years. by Maria RobinsonChild Development from Birth to Eight: A Journey through the Early Years: A Journey through the early years. by Maria Robinson

Child Development from Birth to Eight: A Journey through the Early Years: A Journey through the…

byMaria Robinson

Paperback | December 16, 2007

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Understanding child development is crucial for all early years practitioners and a sound knowledge of children and their development underpins effective practice.

The book presents a detailed and in-depth picture of early years development, particularly of developmental processes and interactions. Rather than focusing on a particular topic, it offers a broad overview from a range of sources including:

  • Developmental, evolutionary and cognitive psychology
  • Biology
  • Sensory information
  • Attachment theory
  • Neuroscience
  • Research linking brain function and emotionsAs well as providing a great insight into the aspects of child development and offering the benefits of a multi-disciplinary approach, the book emphasizes appropriate pedagogical approaches and the implications for adults who work with young children.

    Child Development from Birth to Eight is essential reading for all early years students and practitioners.

  • The author's previous book 'From Birth to One – the Year of Opportunity' published in 2003 has been very well received and is now used widely in many training contexts for a range of practitioners. She remains passionately interested in development because of the vulnerability of young children, their reliance on adult care and the am...
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    Title:Child Development from Birth to Eight: A Journey through the Early Years: A Journey through the…Format:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 9.09 × 6.02 × 0.63 inPublished:December 16, 2007Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

    The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

    ISBN - 10:0335220975

    ISBN - 13:9780335220977

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