Preschool Child and Adolescent Development Educational and Parenting Articles

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Characteristics of social play are discussed to include variations in the development of social play, sociodramatic play, and play as expression of feelings.
Outlines various types of tests to evaluate development and detect problems including screening, diagnostic, language, and achievement tests.
Breastfeeding's often touted as a blissful bonding experience for mama and baby, but the reality is often more complicated than expected. Avoid and treat these common nursing problems with these tips.
Summarizes the four phases of developmental progression that children experience during the acquisition of motor skills.
Provides a description of six assessments commonly used in the preschool years to evaluate young children's language development.
Discusses the advancements made in the assessment of young children and the purposes for which the assessments are used.
The article discusses how community, home, school, peers, and media exert a greater or lesser influence on children’s learning, depending on their age.
This article describes and discusses about the personalities and classroom behaviors of passive children.  The passive child is characterized as aimless and
Promoting physical activity, allowing practice with small-muscle skills and providing nutritious food and rest for children can increase positive behavior.
Friendships are an important part of childhood and they typically progress through phases. Describes children's friendship pattern from age 3 to adolescents.
Provides a list of what research and theory has documented the value of music to be in young children’s growth and learning including its impact on cognitive
Read about how preschoolers are developing a sense of self and how a classroom environment can support the healthy and positive development of this concept.
Learn behaviors that can be expected from preschool age children in an academic environment and how to structure activities to meet their developmental level.
Learn about the development and components of the curriculum ideas of High/Scope, renamed the cognitively oriented curriculum.
Summarizes the cognitive growth in preschool children including symbolic thought, memory skills, reasoning abilities, time and perspective taking.
What materials can your preschool or kindergarten-aged child play with that will help nurture their cognitive development?
Learn ways you can provide opportunities for your child in preschool to develop oral comprehension and written language skills.
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, or SIDS, is the leading cause of death in infants and every parent's worst nightmare. Get our tips for preventing SIDS and helping your baby sleep safely.
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