Child Study

Topics: Observation, Scientific method, Childhood Pages: 4 (1040 words) Published: October 28, 2010
Table of contents
Letter of permission
What is a child study
Why I am doing this child study
What an observation is
Important factors to consider when carrying out a child study
Five areas of child development P.I.L.E.S
Types of observations I used.
Were the study took place.
Child profile/description of the child.
Child observation 1 – Physical narrative
Child observation2 – language Flow chart
Child observation 3- cognitive- Narritive.
Child Observation 4 social -check list.
Observation 5 language.
Overall Evaluation


My aim is to do five observations on my nephew k to see what stage in the development are of P.I.L.E.S he is at.I will talk about the different types of observations that I will use on k.


Before I start my observations I will make sure I have a child in mind to do the observations on. Then I will get a letter of permission from the childs parent that I will do my observations on.I have choosen to do my observations on my nephew k as I know him well enough but I want to get to know him a little bit more on his his development needs. I wil talk about the settings were I will be dong the observations and I will talk about k before the observations.I will explain what I know about the five different observation methods.

What Is a Child Study

A child study Is several observations carried out on the same child over a period of time.By examining the different areas of development P.I.L.E.S. There are several observation methods used while doing observations such as Narrative,flow chart, time sample,check list,event sample.A child study takes time to do at different times and situations. Here is why we use a child study:

* To create a detailed picture of an particular time and situation

* To indentify a...
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