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Child and Adolescent Development Resources

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The Teacher Curriculum Center (TCC) has a variety of resources that can be useful for Child Development. The following will help you to identify and locate the most appropriate materials for your needs.  Both print and media resources are available and indexed by author, title, and subject in the Oviatt Library catalog.  Remember that many materials, particularly media materials, may work well with a variety of student audiences.

Library Catalog Search Box

Selected search terms

Use “Catalog” search from the Oviatt Library homepage and limit your search to the TCC as a location.

  • Child development
  • Preschool children
  • Movement education
  • Motor ability in children
  • Physical education for children
  • Early childhood education
  • Education, Preschool
  • Child care
  • Mathematical recreations
  • Listening
  • Singing games
  • Games with music
  • Games
  • Shapes
  • Colors
  • Self-perception
  • Motivation
  • Visual Perception
  • Attention
  • Critical thinking in children
  • Social interaction
  • Social perception in children
  • Creative thinking
  • Cognition in children
  • Children - language
  • Problem solving in children
  • Thought and Thinking

Curriculum Guides/Lesson Plans

Use the Study and teaching subdivision after any subject to find curriculum guides and lesson plans in the Oviatt Library Catalog. Example:

  • Movement education - Study and teaching

Curriculum guides/lesson plans may also be found in the ERIC documents collection. Ask the Reference Librarian for assistance in locating these guides.

Specialized Internet sources:

Internet Sources:

Created by Dr. Karin Duran
Questions or Comments: mara.houdyshell@csun.edu