Child development Summary

Everything you need to understand or teach Child development.

  • 2 Student Essays
  • 8 Encyclopedia Articles
  • ...and more

Study Pack

The Child development Study Pack contains:

Encyclopedia Articles (8)

1,221 words, approx. 5 pages
Child Growth and Development Child growth includes the period between toddlerhood to pre-adolescence. In the post-toddler period, nutrition continues to be critically important. The child's coordinati... Read more
461 words, approx. 2 pages
Child Development Child development is a general term that takes into account all areas of a child's growth, including physical, intellectual, emotional, moral, social, psychological, and sensory and ... Read more
1,428 words, approx. 5 pages
Emotional Development The study of the emotional development of infants and children is relatively new, having been studied empirically only during the past few decades. Researchers have approached th... Read more
494 words, approx. 2 pages
Critical Period A time span generally in early development during which an organism is uniquely sensitive to specific stimuli. Also referred to as the optimal or sensitive period. Although the term &#... Read more
1,912 words, approx. 7 pages
Skeletal Development Development of the bones of the human body. Scientists who study the development of the human being from conception to birth begin calling the embryo a fetus around eight weeks af... Read more
140 words, approx. 1 pages
Anatomical Age Numerical assessment of a child's physical growth in relation to statistical average. Using statistical data, the American Academy of Pediatrics and the National Institutes of He... Read more
306 words, approx. 2 pages
Bayley Scales of Infant Development A comprehensive developmental test for infants and toddlers from 2-30 months of age. The Bayley Scales of Infant Development measure mental and physical, as well as... Read more
178 words, approx. 1 pages
Boehm Test of Basic Concepts [revised (Boehm-R)] A readiness test for children in grades K-2 that evaluates mastery of basic concepts important for achievement in the early years of school. The Boehm ... Read more