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Action Meets WordHow children learn verbs

Action Meets Word: How children learn verbs

Kathryn A. Hirsh-Pasek and Roberta M. Golinkoff

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195170009
eISBN:
9780199893300
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195170009.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

Words are the building blocks of language. An understanding of how words are learned is thus central to any theory of language acquisition. Although there has been a surge in our understanding of ... More

Adolescence and BeyondFamily Processes and Development

Adolescence and Beyond: Family Processes and Development

Patricia K. Kerig, Marc S. Schulz, and Stuart T. Hauser

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199736546
eISBN:
9780199932443
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199736546.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

While the period of transition from adolescence to adulthood has become a recent focus for developmental psychologists and child mental health practitioners, the full role of the family during this ... More

Adolescents and WarHow Youth Deal with Political Violence

Adolescents and War: How Youth Deal with Political Violence

Brian K Barber (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195343359
eISBN:
9780199894116
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195343359.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

Hundreds of thousands of children are forced or legally recruited combatants in no fewer than 70 warring parties across the world. In addition to these child soldiers, thousands of youth voluntarily ... More

Advances in the Sign-Language Development of Deaf Children

Advances in the Sign-Language Development of Deaf Children

Brenda Schick, Marc Marschark, and Patricia Elizabeth Spencer (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195180947
eISBN:
9780199893737
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195180947.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

Humans' first languages may have been expressed through sign. Today, sign languages have been found around the world, including communities that do not have access to education or literacy. In ... More

Advances in the Spoken Language Development of Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Children

Advances in the Spoken Language Development of Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Children

Patricia Elizabeth Spencer and Marc Marschark (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195179873
eISBN:
9780199893706
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179873.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

Throughout history there have been efforts to help deaf children develop spoken language through which they could have full access to the hearing world. These efforts, although pursued seriously and ... More

Homophobic BullyingResearch and Theoretical Perspectives

Homophobic Bullying: Research and Theoretical Perspectives

Ian Rivers

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195160536
eISBN:
9780199893911
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195160536.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

This book provides a review of key studies that have shaped the way we view homophobia in educational contexts. Using theories and ideas drawn from various disciplines, the book demonstrates how ... More

In A Younger VoiceDoing Child-Centered Qualitative Research

In A Younger Voice: Doing Child-Centered Qualitative Research

Cindy Dell Clark

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195376593
eISBN:
9780199865437
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195376593.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

This book provides qualitative researchers with a guide to inquiry that learns from, with and about children.  From fieldwork done during participant observation, to focus groups and depth ... More

International Perspectives on Youth Conflict and Development

International Perspectives on Youth Conflict and Development

Colette Daiute, Zeynep Beykont, Craig Higson-Smith, and Larry Nucci (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195178425
eISBN:
9780199958528
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195178425.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

International Perspectives on Youth Conflict and Development brings together essays discussing the social, political, and economic contexts of youth conflict across fourteen countries on ... More

A Mandate for Playful Learning in PreschoolPresenting the Evidence

A Mandate for Playful Learning in Preschool: Presenting the Evidence

Kathy Hirsh-Pasek, Roberta Michnick Golinkoff, Laura E, Berk, and Dorothy Singer

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195382716
eISBN:
9780199893522
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195382716.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

Efforts to give preschool children a head start on academic skills like reading and mathematics instead rob them of play time both at home and school. Indeed, the scientific evidence suggests that ... More

Perfectly PrepGender Extremes at a New England Prep School

Perfectly Prep: Gender Extremes at a New England Prep School

Sarah A. Chase

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195308815
eISBN:
9780199894154
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195308815.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

Moving into a senior boys' dorm at a co-ed New England preparatory school, I soon noticed vast behavioral differences among the students that I found hard to understand. In an environment of ... More

Play = LearningHow Play Motivates and Enhances Children's Cognitive and Social-Emotional Growth

Play = Learning: How Play Motivates and Enhances Children's Cognitive and Social-Emotional Growth

Dorothy G. Singer, Roberta Michnick Golinkoff, and Kathy Hirsh-Pasek (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195304381
eISBN:
9780199894321
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304381.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

Why is it that the best and brightest of our children are arriving at college too burned out to profit from the smorgasbord of intellectual delights that they are offered? Why is it that some ... More

Positive EducationThe Geelong Grammar School Journey

Positive Education: The Geelong Grammar School Journey

Jacolyn M. Norrish

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198702580
eISBN:
9780191772283
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702580.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

This book is the story of one school’s development of a more holistic approach to education, with student wellbeing at its heart. Established in 1855, Geelong Grammar School has built an ... More

Toward Positive Youth DevelopmentTransforming Schools and Community Programs

Toward Positive Youth Development: Transforming Schools and Community Programs

Marybeth Shinn and Hirokazu Yoshikawa (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195327892
eISBN:
9780199301478
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327892.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

This book examines how to improve social settings in order to foster positive youth development. Each chapter describes a theory of intervention and specific exemplars of strategies to transform ... More

The World of Deaf InfantsA Longitudinal Study

The World of Deaf Infants: A Longitudinal Study

Kathryn P. Meadow-Orlans, Patricia E. Spencer, and Lynne Sanford Koester (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195147902
eISBN:
9780199893775
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195147902.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

What is the impact of an infant's diminished hearing on the infant and its parents? How does communication develop in cases of diminished hearing? How does diminished hearing affect social and ... More

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