Motor Development during Late Childhood
The development of fine motor coordination is expected during the elementary school years. Handwriting is finely coordinated skill, in which maturational readiness and practice are important factors in its achievements.
Pursuing particular interest in a variety of hobbiesand leisure time activities are also helpful in child’s motor development.
Parental guidance – modeling, teaching, facilitating, processing of thoughts and feelings will help establish work attitudes, habits, and skills useful in late years of childhood development. The school curriculum can help very much in the total development of the child.
Intellectual Development during Late childhood
Intelligence is a complex accumulation of knowledge, abilities and skills acquired as the individual meets, cope, and interacts with his environment.
Jean piaget viewed intelligence as a process, an assimilating activity brought about by the individual’s interactions with his environment.
Keys to rearing successful children.
1. Stimulate your child’s interest.
2. Build your child esteem.
3. Teach your child effective social skills.
4. Control the use of television.
5. Strengthen your child’s conscience
6. Teach your child to show love, express affection, and develop helthy attitudes toward sexuality. 7. Live in a good neighborhood.
8. Set reasonable work ang behavior standards backed by appropriate discipline. 9. Teach your child skills and competencies.
Social Development during late childhood.
According to Mead to self emerges in the process of socialization – a process of social interaction and social activity mediated by language. 1. The generalized others
Children are able to respond to a number of individuals in the group and integrate the various roles or set of norms of the group. Around the age of 8 or 9, children engage in games where they are able to take the attitudes and responses of others in...
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