In this topically organized introduction to child development, John Santrock balances the content instructors want with the and pedagogy students need. Child Development 9th edition continues Santrock's tradition of presenting cutting edge research and offering strong, integrated coverage of culture, ethnicity and gender, and school related issues. An expert consultant reviewed each chapter to ensure that the latest research is reflected. For students, the text's highly praised pedagogical system has been enhanced to improve understanding of how all of the material fits together.Metacognitive activity occurs when students use self- awareness to adapt and manage strategies during actual problem-solving and thinking ... This includes general knowledge about memory, such as knowing that recognition tests are easier than recall tests. ... As they move through the elementary school years, children give more realistic evaluations of their memory skills (Bjorklund aamp; Rosenblum, anbsp;...
|Author||:||John W. Santrock|