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  • A Guide to Writing Social Stories?by Chris Williams; Barry Wright

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2016; US$ 24.95

    Created with the input of parents and professionals, this step-by-step guide shows exactly how to create effective Social Stories? for children with an autism spectrum disorder. This book shows how to go from using ready-made stories to writing tailored stories that will improve social understanding, following Carol Gray's popular guidelines. more...

  • Infant Brain Developmentby Hugo Lagercrantz

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 81.64

    This book discusses the main milestones of early brain development and the emergence of consciousness, within and outside the mother?s environment, with a particular focus on the preterm infant. These insights offer new perspectives on issues concerning fetal pain, awareness in newborns, and the effects of current digital media on the developing infant... more...

  • Pädagogische Psychologieby Beate Schuster

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2016; US$ 13.72

    Dieses praxisrelevante Lehrbuch bietet eine wertvolle Hilfestellung für den Unterricht in Schulklassen, in denen immer häufiger Kinder und Jugendliche mit geringer Motivation, ineffizientem Lernen sowie emotionalen und verhaltensbezogenen Auffälligkeiten vorzufinden sind. Dieser Leitfaden beschreibt theoretisch und empirisch fundiertes Wissen, welches... more...

  • A World of Babiesby Alma Gottlieb; Judy DeLoache

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 24.00 US$ 19.68

    A fully revised and updated second edition of this successful guide to childcare advice in different cultures around the globe. more...

  • Early Childhood Mathematics Skill Development in the Home Environmentby Belinda Blevins-Knabe; Ann Berghout Austin

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 97.97

    This volume presents current research on the connections between the home and family environment on children?s mathematics development. Focusing on infancy through first grade, it details the role of parents and other caregivers in promoting numeracy and the ways their active participation can prepare young children for learning about formal mathematics.... more...

  • Theory of Mind Development in Contextby Virginia Slaughter; Marc de Rosnay

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 52.95

    Theory of Mind Development in Context is the first book of its kind to explore how children?s environments shape their theory of mind and, in turn, their ability to interact effectively with others. Based on world-leading research, and inspired by the ground-breaking work of Candida Peterson, the original collected chapters demonstrate that children?s... more...

  • Child and Adolescent Resilience Within Medical Contextsby Carey DeMichelis; Michel Ferrari

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 97.97

    This book explores the social conditions that promote pediatric resilience. It presents resilience as a set of complex interpersonal, institutional, and political relationships that affect young patients? ability to ?do well? in the face of medical adversity. Chapters analyze the impact of chronic or disabling conditions on children?s development,... more...

  • Simulation and Serious Games for Educationby Yiyu Cai; Sui Lin Goei; Wim Trooster

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 83.82

    This book introduces state-of-the-art research on simulation and serious games for education. The major part of this book is based on selected work presented at the 2014 Asia-Europe Symposium on Simulation and Serious Games held in Windesheim University of Applied Sciences, the Netherlands (Oct 1?2, 2014). It covers three major domains of education... more...

  • Interaktionsgestaltung in Familie und Kindertagesbetreuungby Heike Wadepohl; Katja Mackowiak; Klaus Fröhlich-Gildhoff; Dörte Weltzien

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 21.03

    In diesem Buch werden unterschiedliche Perspektivenauf Erwachsenen-Kind-Interaktionen im Kontext Familie und/ oderKindertagesbetreuung anhand von Beobachtungsstudien vorgestellt. Dabei steht zunächstdie differenzierte Analyse des Interaktionsprozesses bzw. einzelner Facetten imMittelpunkt. Daneben interessieren weitere Variablen (z. B. personelle... more...

  • Intelligenz testen und fördernby Irina Bosley; Erich Kasten

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2016; US$ 13.72

    Was ist Intelligenz? Wie kann diese bei Kindern gemessen und gefördert werden? Und was geschieht eigentlich bei einem IQ-Test? Dieser Ratgeber erklärt Eltern gut verständlich und wissenschaftlich fundiert, wie man die geistigen Potenziale des Nachwuchses entdecken und fördern kann. Nach einer Einleitung und Erklärung, welche Intelligenztheorien... more...