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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 53 new and published books in the subject of Child Development — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Developing Attachment in Early Years Settings

    Nurturing secure relationships from birth to five years, 2nd Edition

    By Veronica Read

    Providing an accessible introduction to attachment thinking, this practical book offers early years practitioners’ advice on translating attachment principles into practice in their settings. It clearly explains how knowledge about attachment theory underpins everyday practice and highlights the...

    Published May 9th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Dealing with Dying, Death, and Grief during Adolescence

    By David E. Balk

    Series: Series in Death, Dying, and Bereavement

    For some, life’s introduction to death and grief comes early, and when it does it can take many forms. Not only does Dealing with Dying, Death, and Grief during Adolescence tackle them all, it does so with David Balk’s remarkable sensitivity to and deep knowledge of the pressures and opportunities...

    Published February 25th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Feeling Child

    Laying the foundations of confidence and resilience

    By Maria Robinson

    Series: Foundations of Child Development

    What impact does children’s emotional development and well-being have on their capacity to learn? How do you provide learning experiences that meet the developmental needs of every child in your care? The Feeling Child thoughtfully discusses the key principles of children’s emotional and...

    Published January 30th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Social Understanding and Social Lives

    From Toddlerhood through to the Transition to School

    By Claire Hughes

    Series: Essays in Developmental Psychology

    Winner of the British Psychological Society Book Award (Academic Monograph category) 2013! Over the past thirty years, researchers have documented a remarkable growth in children’s social understanding between toddlerhood and the early school years. However, it is still unclear why some children’s...

    Published January 10th 2014 by Psychology Press

  5. Motivating Students to Learn

    4th Edition

    By Kathryn R. Wentzel, Jere E. Brophy

    Written specifically for teachers, Motivating Students to Learn offers a wealth of research-based principles on the subject of student motivation for use by classroom teachers. Now in its fourth edition, this book discusses specific classroom strategies by tying these principles to the realities of...

    Published December 10th 2013 by Routledge

  6. The Developmental Psychology of Reasoning and Decision-Making

    Edited by Henry Markovits

    Series: Current Issues in Thinking and Reasoning

    Logical thinking is a critically important cognitive skill. It is not just essential for mathematical and scientific understanding, it is also of prime importance when trying to navigate our complex and increasingly sophisticated world. Written by world class researchers in the field, The...

    Published November 21st 2013 by Psychology Press

  7. Phenomenology and Education

    Self-consciousness and its Development

    Edited by Bernard Curtis, Wolfe Mays

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Phenomenology

    This volume of essays brings a phenomenological focus to bear on the subject of education in order to provide a fruitful stimulus for educational philosophy. It is for philosophers, psychologists, sociologists and indeed anyone who seeks to understand the perennially interesting questions about the...

    Published August 8th 2013 by Routledge

  8. The Developing Child in the 21st Century

    A global perspective on child development, 2nd Edition

    By Sandra Smidt

    Offering a sociocultural approach to education and learning, this fascinating exploration of childhood provides an in-depth understanding of how children make sense of the world and the people in it. Examining the ways in which children express their thoughts, feelings and actively generate meaning...

    Published May 28th 2013 by Routledge

  9. The Growing Child

    Laying the foundations of active learning and physical health

    By Clair Stevens

    Series: Foundations of Child Development

    How do children’s early physical experiences influence their future health and well-being? What are the future consequences of a sedentary childhood on life chances and health? What importance do we place in the UK on sleep, fresh air, good nutrition and movement? The Growing Child thoughtfully...

    Published April 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  10. The Thinking Child

    Laying the foundations of understanding and competence

    By Pamela May

    Series: Foundations of Child Development

    What characteristics do children need to become motivated to learn? How do children’s experiences and relationships affect their cognitive development? How do you provide learning experiences that meet the developmental needs of every child in your care? The Thinking Child thoughtfully discusses...

    Published April 2nd 2013 by Routledge