Melody Boyd

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Associate Faculty
Child Development (SC)
Division of Social & Behavioral Sciences
Saddleback College

Ph.D. Psychology
M.A. Psychology

M.A. Early Childhood Education

B.A. Behavioral Science

Melody has taught preschool in many different environments, directed an education center which provided parenting classes and learning and social skills programs for young children, and currently oversees preschool education for county foster youth.

Her research interests include parenting, and the impact of early experiences on young children's development.

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Current courses:

CDE 7 - Child Growth and Development
Child (w/out ConnectPlus Access Code) Edition: N/A
Author: Martorell 
ISBN: 9780078035517
Copyright Year: 2013
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies

CDE 111 - Child Guidance and Communication
Positive Child Guidance Edition: 8th
Author: Miller 
ISBN: 9781305088993
Copyright Year: 2015
Publisher: Cengage Learning
How to Talk So Kids Can Learn At Home & In School Edition: N/A
Author: Faber 
ISBN: 9780684824727
Copyright Year: 1995
Publisher: Simon & Schuster

CDE 261 - Challenging Behaviors
Challenging Behavior in Young Children (w/out Access) Edition: 4th
Author: Kaiser 
ISBN: 9780133802665
Copyright Year: 2016
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated