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Author Sprenger, Marilee, 1949-

Title The Developing Brain : Building Language, Reading, Physical, Social, and Cognitive Skills from Birth to Age Eight
Published New York : Skyhorse Publishing, Inc., 2013
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Description 1 online resource (279 pages)
Contents Cover; The Developing Brain; Dedication; Title Page; Copyrights; Preface; Acknowledgments; About the Author; Introduction; 1. The Basic Biology of Brain Development; 2. Building the Brain Through Age Two; 3. The Three-Year-Old Brain; 4. The Four-Year-Old Brain; 5. The Five-Year-Old Brain; 6. The Six-Year-Old Brain; 7. The Seven-Year-Old Brain; 8. The Eight-Year-Old Brain; Bibliography; Index
Summary How can early childhood teachers, administrators, and parents translate discoveries on early brain development into strategies that nurture cognitive growth? The key is to using the information gathered from neuroscience, cognitive psychology, and child development. The Developing Brain offers brain-compatible teaching practices for parents and teachers that are linked to principles for working with young children from the National Association for the Education of Young Children. Bestselling author Marilee Sprenger covers the basic structure, vocabulary, and current rese
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Subject Child development.
Developmental neurobiology.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1628734582 (electronic bk.)
9781628734584 (electronic bk.)