The Developing Child © 2016

Grade Levels: 10-12

The Developing Child is a comprehensive, up-to-date text which guides students through the developmental process of children from birth to age twelve. Focusing on observation and the scientific approach, The Developing Child excels at engaging students and integrating critical thinking skills.

The Developing Child © 2016

Features include:

  • Key components of child development are stressed with Developing Brain and Learning Through Play features, and activities
  • Safe Child, Healthy Child informs students on health and safety information for age-specific children
  • Performance-based assessments, oral presentations, and visual presentations all challenge students and allow instructors to understand their students in order to continue to teach and present material in an efficient manner
  • Academic standards and helpful tips follow the student as he/she learns more and advances through the text
  • Point-of-use academic integration and correlation (Science, Math, and English Language Arts) are provided throughout to foster academic excellence
  • Correlates to the National Association of NASAFACS

Content updates include:

  • New images throughout
  • Adjusted food group names and serving amounts to reflect MyPlate
  • Updated content related to MyPyramid and MyPyramid for Moms
  • Incorporated domestic violence against children and among adults into section on abuse, maltreatment, and neglect
  • Cyber bullying and internet safety, social media safety, and online privacy
  • Setting limits on time using technology
  • Legal rights of parents

The Developing Child © 2016 features online resources on the MHE ConnectED platform empowering teachers to easily teach, manage classroom assignments, and engage students. Teachers can access the student eBook, digital resources, assessment and planning tools in one convenient location. Print teacher editions are available print-on-demand on Create™.