Maturationism 16-02-2012, 01:36

Maturationism is a theoretical perspective that emphasizes the contribution of biological processes to children’s development.

Mathematics early childhood education 16-02-2012, 01:31

The turn of the century has seen a dramatic increase in attention to the mathematics education of young children, for at least five reasons.

Abraham Maslow (1908–1970) 16-02-2012, 01:25

Personality theorist Abraham Harold Maslow is best known for his contributions to the humanistic psychology movement, most notably his Hierarchical Theory of Motivation.

A. R. Luria (1902–1977) 28-12-2011, 05:06

Alexander Romanovich Luria was a twentieth-century Russian psychologist of the sociohistorical school of thinking.

Language Diversity 21-12-2011, 08:49

Language use in early childhood classrooms is of growing interest and concern in the United States, where increasing numbers of children speak languages not spoken by their teachers.

Lawrence Kohlberg (1927–1987) 21-12-2011, 08:38

Lawrence Kohlberg founded the cognitive developmental position on moral development and moral education. Born in Westchester County, New York, he was the son of a wealthy businessman and the youngest of four children.

Intelligence Quotient (IQ) 18-10-2011, 13:45

The term intelligence quotient refers to an estimation of one’s cognitive ability or intelligence, and is derived by intelligence testing.

Intelligence 18-10-2011, 13:31

What is intelligence?

G(ranville) Stanley Hall (1844–1924) 12-10-2011, 06:59

Although best known as the founder of organized psychology in the United States, G. Stanley Hall should also be recognized as a major contributor to child development research and preschool methodology.

Arnold Gesell (1880–1961) 10-10-2011, 10:15

Arnold Gesell was a pioneer in the child study movement, best known for his belief in the genetic blueprint that he called “maturation.”

Gender and Gender Stereotyping 10-10-2011, 10:14

Gender issues in U.S. early childhood education began to be addressed in the early 1970s largely in concert with the rise of the third phase of the Women’s Movement.

Sigmund Freud (1856–1939) 10-10-2011, 10:11

Arguably one of the most influential thinkers of the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries, Freud was an Austrian doctor and psychoanalyst who created a dynamic theory to explain biological and cultural influences on mental development and behavior.

Anna Freud (1895–1982) 10-10-2011, 10:10

Anna Freud is considered to be the originator of child psychoanalysis. She was born in Vienna, the youngest of six children of Sigmund Freud and hiswife Martha. Her mother left the children with a nanny and took a “vacation” of several months soon afterward.

Erik H. Erikson (1902–1994) 10-10-2011, 09:44

Child psychoanalyst Erik Homburger Erikson was born on June 15, 1902, near Frankfurt, Germany’s scientific and industrial center.

Ecology of Human Development 10-10-2011, 09:33

The ecology of human development, as defined by its chief architect, Urie Bronfenbrenner, is a scientific perspective that addresses “the progressive, mutual accommodation between an active, growing human being and the changing properties of the immediate settings within which the developing person lives.”

Young Children with Disabilities 10-10-2011, 08:39

According to the CDC (2006), “Developmental disabilities affect approximately 17% of children younger than 18 years of age in the United States.”

Developmental Systems Theories 10-10-2011, 08:33

Developmental Systems Theories are a family of conceptual models that promote a holistic view of individuals.

Developmental Delay 10-10-2011, 08:22

While all children grow and change at their own rate, some children can experience delays in their development.

Social Development 10-10-2011, 08:21

Fostering children’s social development has traditionally been a high priority in early childhood programs.

Moral Development 10-10-2011, 08:17

Moral development is the domain in which children grow in their ability to think and act according to their understanding of what is right and wrong.

Language Development 10-10-2011, 08:16

The process of language development begins long before children utter their first conventionally formed utterances. In fact, words represent only one of the many communicative resources that are involved.

Emotional Development 10-10-2011, 08:15

The development of emotion begins at birth and continues across the lifespan. Emotions, and their expressions in face, voice, and gesture, organize and shape human behavior.

Cognitive Development 10-10-2011, 08:14

During an interview in the 1950s, newsman and radio personality Art Linkletter tried to catch five-year-old Tommy off guard by pointing out that he was about to interview a woman who was an octogenarian.

Brain Development 10-10-2011, 08:13

The brain develops dramatically and rapidly during the period of early childhood (Schore, 2001).

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