Developmental Profiles: Pre-birth Through Twelve

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Designed to help readers comprehend the complexity of child development, DEVELOPMENTAL PROFILES: PRE-BIRTH THROUGH TWELVE, Sixth Edition, highlights major characteristics for each of the developmental domains in a concise, non-technical, point-by-point format. Coverage of developmental profiles has been expanded to include middle childhood, and content has been updated to reflect current information about prenatal care and brain research. A key feature identifying important safety considerations at each developmental stage is given along with suggestions for appropriate adult supervision. Each chapter offers objectives, key terms, updated and more in-depth case studies, and each section includes tips for promoting children’s curiosity and learning. Included at the end of each chapter are challenging review questions designed to aid parents, students, and teachers in comprehending child development. Web resources provide relevant information to chapter topics for further understanding of child development.

Developmental Profiles: Pre-birth Through Twelve


5 Comments so far »

  1. M. Reid said,

    Wrote on April 30, 2010 @ 11:55 pm

    An easy read… The information is quite familiar, if you have read other materials on health, safety, development, and nutrition issues for young children. The enclosed CD-ROM provides real and practical examples of classroom settings, setup, and activities–based on age.
    Rating: 4 / 5

  2. Christina Matsikis said,

    Wrote on May 1, 2010 @ 1:44 am

    This is an excellent book for Early Childhood Educators. The book is easy to read and it covers before birth to 12 years of age. It has excellent resources.
    Rating: 5 / 5

  3. Ry's Momma said,

    Wrote on May 1, 2010 @ 4:01 am

    Although this book is a textbook I purchased it as a new parent for use as a guide to my daughter’s development. While it does contain a great deal of useful information it doesn’t go into significant detail about any particular phase of development but rather gives an overview of each stage, hitting the highlights. Nonetheless I would buy it again and think it was a good investment.
    Rating: 4 / 5

  4. G. P. Mickan said,

    Wrote on May 1, 2010 @ 6:23 am

    This book is an excellent study of children from birth to 12 years and is a prescribed text book for the Advanced Diploma in Childrens Services. It is a highly regarded text and the book met our expectations. It is one book we will keep as a reference in our library.

    Rachel Mickan
    Rating: 5 / 5

  5. L. Jenkins said,

    Wrote on May 1, 2010 @ 9:15 am

    This book gives the basic expectations for the ages specified. The book breaks the developmental expectations down by age, and covers most developmental expectations such as physical and cognitive and social. This is a good beginners book or one to reference.

    HD Major, WSU
    Rating: 4 / 5

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