Lifespan Development by Sharleen L. Kato Book PDF Summary
Lifespan Development is the first textbook on this topic to be targeted to the high school student. In it, students learn about the different stages of development that people pass through as they age. From newborn to older adulthood, people continue to develop and change physically, cognitively, socially, and emotionally. Features covering cultural diversity, health, and safety are included throughout the text. Core Skills activities reinforce writing, speaking, math, and career readiness skills. The developmental theories of Erikson, Piaget, Vygotsky, and Kohlberg are highlighted. A unit is dedicated to career paths in education and training and human services. Case studies are included in every chapter to help students relate classroom learning to the real world. "