Child Development and Pedagogy Exam Goalpost for CTET and TETs Exams, Paper I-II, Class I-VIII, 2019

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ISBN: 9789389447750

280 pages

INR 259


CHILD DEVELOPMENT AND PEDAGOGY Exam Goalpost Paper I-II for CTET and Other TETs Exams is a subject specific self-study guide that covers the complete syllabus of Child Development and Pedagogy as prescribed by CTET. All chapters have concepts as well as practice questions that would help you in your preparation. The book also contains three practice tests as per the exam format to help you revise the concepts and assess your progress. It is the only book of its kind for this exam that comes with detailed solutions, not just the answer key, for each and every question included in it


SECTION I: SOLVED PAPERS paper I – II (Child Development and Pedagogy)

  1. July 2019
  2. December 2018
  3. September 2016
  4. February 2016
  5. September 2015
  6.  February 2015
  7. September 2014
  8. February 2014
  9. July 2013

Answer Key & Explanatory Notes


Chapter 1: Concept of Development

  • Concept of Learning
  • Relationship Between Development and Learning
  • Meaning of Development
  • Stages of Child Development
  • Principles of Child Development
  • Areas of Development
  • Educational Importance of the Development Principles
  • Basic Processes of Teaching and Learning
  • Children’s Strategies of Learning
  • Learning as a Social Activity
  • Motivation and Learning
  • Answer Key & Explanatory Notes


Chapter 2: Piaget, Kohlberg and Vygotsky: Constructs and

  • Critical Perspectives
  • Jean Piaget's Theory of Cognitive Development
  • Lawrence Kohlberg Theory of Moral Development
  • Vygotsky’s Theory of Socio-Cultural Development
  • Critical Perspective of Theories
  • Critical Perspective of the Construct of Intelligence
  • Nature and Definitions of Intelligence
  • Characteristics of Intelligence
  • Types of Intelligence
  • Measurement of Intelligence
  • Multi Dimensional Intelligence
  • Development of Language and Thought
  • Factors Influencing Language Development
  • Emotion
  • Theories of Emotion
  • Answer Key & Explanatory Notes


Chapter 3: Influence of Heredity & Environment on Child Development

  • Heredity
  • Factors Contributing to Learning
  • Socialisation Processes: Social World & Children (Teacher,
  • Parents and Peers) Social Development and the Socialisation Process
  • Erikson’s Theory of Social Development
  • Agents of the Socialisation Process
  • Role of Parents in Developing a Sense of Security in the Child
  • Role of Parents in the Socialisation Process of the Child
  • Factors in Socialisation
  • Types of Socialisation
  • Gender as a Social Construct: Gender Roles, Gender-Bias and
  • Educational Practice
  • Answer Key & Explanatory Notes


Chapter 4: Understanding Differences among Learners

  • How Children Think and Learn and Why Children Fail to Achieve
  • Success in School Performance
  • Child as a Problem Solver and a Scientific Investigator
  • Answer Key & Explanatory Notes


Chapter 5: Addressing Learners from Diverse Backgrounds

  • Physically Disadvantaged Children
  • Mentally Disadvantaged Children
  • Socially Disadvantaged Children
  • Laws Related to Deprived and Disadvantaged Sections
  • Addressing the Talented, Creative, Specially Abled Learners
  • Answer Key & Explanatory Notes


Chapter 6: Assessment for Learning and Assessment of Learning

  • Formulating Appropriate Questions for Assessing Readiness
  • Levels of Learners, for Enhancing Learning and Critical Thinking
  • in the Classroom and for Assessing Learner Achievement
  • Concepts of Child-centered and Progressive Education
  • Answer Key & Explanatory Notes



Practice Test 1

Practice Test 2

Practice Test 3

Answer Key & Explanatory Notes