Child Development Products

  • Cultural-Historical Activity Theory Approaches to Design-Based Research

    Edited by Mike Cole, William Penuel, Kevin O'Neill

    Most intervention research in education aims to demonstrate the efficacy of specific programs and practices. The assumption is that if researchers can produce evidence-based programs that work in a variety of settings, educators will take them up on a large scale. Unfortunately, this approach…

    Hardback – 2017-11-28 
    Routledge

  • Children and Families in the Digital Age

    Learning Together in a Media Saturated Culture

    Edited by Elisabeth Gee, Lori Takeuchi, Ellen Wartella

    Children and Families in the Digital Age offers a fresh, nuanced, and empirically-based perspective on how families are using digital media to enhance learning, routines, and relationships. This powerful edited collection contributes to a growing body of work suggesting the importance of…

    Paperback – 2017-11-24 
    Routledge

  • How the Child's Mind Develops, 3rd Edition

    By David Cohen

    How do we get from helpless baby to knowing teenager? What impact do television, computers and iPads, the internet, video games and evolving technology have on the way children's minds develop? Is cognition a question of learning and environment or of heredity? How we learn to think, perceive…

    Paperback – 2017-11-22 
    Routledge

  • Literacy, Storytelling and Bilingualism in Asian Classrooms

    Edited by Alice Sterling Honig

    Contrary to previously held beliefs that bilingualism wonder hinder cognitive and language development in children, research has shown that bilingual children show enhanced cognitive flexibility and an ability to better focus their attention. This book explores both emergent literacy and…

    Paperback – 2017-11-19 
    Routledge

  • Noncognitive psychological processes and academic achievement

    Edited by Jihyun Lee, Lazar Stankov

    It is becoming increasingly clear that non-cognitive psychological processes are important for students’ school achievement, even to the point where their influence may be stronger than that exerted by the parents, teachers, or the school atmosphere itself. Non-cognitive psychological variables…

    Paperback – 2017-11-12 
    Routledge

  • Play and Wellbeing

    Edited by Cindy Clark

    In an era of increasingly patient-centered healthcare, understanding how health and illness play out in social context is vital. This volume opens a unique window on the role of play in health and wellbeing in widely varied contexts, from the work of Patch Adams as a hospital clown, to an…

    Paperback – 2017-11-12 
    Routledge

  • Education and the Global Rural

    Feminist Perspectives

    Edited by Barbara Pini, Relebohile Moletsane, Martin Mills

    This edited collection challenges the urban-centric nature of much feminist work on gender and education. The context for the book is the radical reconfiguration of rural areas that has occurred in recent decades as a result of globalisation. From a range of diverse national contexts, including…

    Paperback – 2017-11-05 
    Routledge

  • Wise Words: How Susan Isaacs Changed Parenting

    By Caroline Vollans

    "Harassed" writes: "Your answers to correspondents are exceedingly clear, and when I read them I say, ‘That is just the answer I should think of,’ though I believe I should have great difficulty when it came actually to putting it into words! However, I cannot answer my own problems, so will you…

    Paperback – 2017-10-23 
    Routledge

  • New Perspectives on Moral Development

    Edited by Charles C. Helwig

    This volume presents a selection of some of the most exciting new perspectives on moral development that have emerged over the last decade and have transformed our understanding of the field. The contributors to this book cut across traditional boundaries to provide an innovative and integrative…

    Paperback – 2017-10-17 
    Routledge
    Current Issues in Developmental Psychology

  • Development, Experience and Curriculum in Primary Education (1984)

    By W.A.L. Blyth

    Originally published in 1984, this book considers the ever-increasing pressure that teachers are under both to demonstrate and maintain their professional understanding and competence. Curriculum development has long been the subject of scrutiny, with some authorities arguing that the primary…

    Hardback – 2017-10-01 
    Routledge

  • Why Siblings Matter

    The Role of Brother and Sister Relationships in Development and Well-Being

    By Naomi White, Claire Hughes

    Many people grow up with at least one sibling. These siblings are often ‘fellow travellers’ through adversity or significant life events; they can act as a source of support for some children while a source of conflict for others. For these reasons, siblings are a potentially powerful influence on…

    Paperback – 2017-09-26 
    Routledge
    Essays in Developmental Psychology

  • Helping Children Learn

    Contributions to a Cognitive Curriculum

    By Sara Meadows, Asher Cashdan

    Originally published in 1988, this volume presented a new understanding of how teachers in early childhood education helped children learn. It carefully and critically reviews different teaching approaches, and evaluates two innovatory teaching techniques which were at the focus of recent action…

    Hardback – 2017-09-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Psychology of Education

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