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The Developing Brain: Birth to Age Eight
Synthesizing information from neuroscience, cognitive psychology, and child development, this reader-friendly guide explains the basics of early brain development and provides brain-compatible teaching practices.
Paperback, 126 pages
Published February 1st 2008 by Corwin Press
(first published January 29th 2008)
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A very accessible read for parents or teachers working with young children. I was seeking a resource with a year-by-year breakdown of childhood development. This book provided a nice refresher on basic brain research as related to education and children's development in various areas such as language and reading, physical and motor, social and emotional, and cognitive development for each age up to eight. It also includes developmentally appropriate activities for that specific age and a Child ...more
Marilee is a member of the American Academy of Neurology, the Learning and the Brain Society, and the Cognitive Neuroscience Society. She is an adjunct professor at Aurora University, teaching graduate courses on brain based teaching, learning and memory, and differentiation.More about Marilee Sprenger...