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This book carefully guides early years students through children's development. There are a range of case studies, activities that help the learners to link theory to practical application.
This is a key text in relation to the development of children, it is important that practitioners understand child development to an acceptable level and this book is highly supported with further reading to allow them to consider a range of persepctives.
This text is essential reading for any Early Years student. It provides a comprehensive understanding of child development for students relating this to current practice. The book provides interesting case studies and reflective activities to support students learning. It is an accessible text that supports students.
A detailed and insightful book which would be particularly useful for level 3 students who are considering progressing on to HE level study of Child Development as an introduction to more complex issues. Really useful case studies provided to promote thought/discussion with activities that students could use on an individual or group basis.
This book is very easy to read, with well laid out tables and diagrams. It covers all areas of development and relates them to relevant theorists, which are described in an accessible way. The book also includes chapters on factors which may affect development and how practitioners can promote development, which is relevant for my students.
Very useful and informative for early years students and practitioners
Excellent book, covers development in a clear and simple format
This very useful and informative text will assist learners in many units within the Early Education and Childcare courses. It covers all aspects of development and the use of case studies, activities and further reading options will capture and engage the learners enthusiasm in this area.
An interesting book that is easy for students to follow and get to grips with.
A great resource for our year 1 foundation degree students looking to develop their knowledge.
An accessible text exploring child development. Includes detailed development charts and notes on practice and the wider context. Essential reading for child development modules.
This accessible guide to child development is written for students of degrees and foundation degrees in Early Childhood Studies, Early Years and related disciplines.
This book provides an overview of child development theories and different areas of development. It is a good guide for undergraduate learners as well practitioners in the field.
An updated version of the original which has been invaluable for our Level 4 Full time students. it is also a useful text to challenge some level 3 students to prepare them for the next step in their studies.
A good starting point for those beginning a course on child development. Basic enough to grasp an understanding, however not overly academic in it's style
the book meets students reading needs on the course, provides a professional insight to how to manage and support the development of children in their care
Child Development for EY students and practitioners
I would recommend this book to all practitioners working in the early years.
An invaluable text to support foundation degree in early years. Good discussions around holistic development and an interesting critique of developmentalism.
excellent comprehensive text for all levels, but sespecially level 4