This lesson introduces students developmental milestones from birth to age 8. Using the CDC’s developmental milestones, students will create timelines highlighting developmental progressions. Students will then synthesize the progressions through observational and reflective writing.
This source is intended for pre-service teachers to learn about typical v. atypical development in children and teens and the effects of disabilities and abuse or neglect.
Psychology is designed to meet scope and sequence requirements for the single-semester introduction to psychology course. The book offers a comprehensive treatment of core concepts, grounded in both classic studies and current and emerging research. The text also includes coverage of the DSM-5 in examinations of psychological disorders. Psychology incorporates discussions that reflect the diversity within the discipline, as well as the diversity of cultures and communities across the globe.Senior Contributing AuthorsRose M. Spielman, Formerly of Quinnipiac UniversityContributing AuthorsKathryn Dumper, Bainbridge State CollegeWilliam Jenkins, Mercer UniversityArlene Lacombe, Saint Joseph's UniversityMarilyn Lovett, Livingstone CollegeMarion Perlmutter, University of Michigan
By the end of this section, you will be able to:Define and distinguish between the three domains of development: physical, cognitive and psychosocialDiscuss the normative approach to developmentUnderstand the three major issues in development: continuity and discontinuity, one common course of development or many unique courses of development, and nature versus nurture