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    What is child development? Why study child development? Child development involves the scientific study of changes in the child’s biological‚ social‚ cognitive and emotional behaviour across the span of childhood. Every child’s development is unique and complex. Although children develop through a generally predictable sequence of steps and milestones‚ they may not proceed through these steps in the same way or at the same time. Psychologists and development researchers have proposed a number of

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    Physical Development. 0-3 years – This is a period of fast physical development. When they are first born‚ babies have very little control over their bodies. Their movements are dependant on a series of reflexes (for example – sucking‚ grasping) which they need in order to survive. In their first year they gradually learn to have more control over their bodies so that by 12 months‚ most babies will have developed a degree of mobility such as crawling or rolling. In their second year ‚ babies will

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    Learning in Schools SECTION 1 Child and Young Person Development 1 Home Learning College The main stages of child and young person development From birth through to adulthood children continually grow‚ develop‚ and learn. A child’s development can be measured through social‚ emotional‚ intellectual‚ physical and language developmental milestones. All children and young people follow a similar pattern of development so the order in which each child advances from one milestone to the

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    Child Development Chart |AGE |Physical Development |Communication and Intellectual Development |Social and Emotional Behavioural Development |Support children through transitions in their | | | | | |lives | |0-3 Years

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    Child development refers to the biological‚ psychological and emotional changes that occur in human beings between birth and the end of adolescence‚ as the individual progresses from dependency to increasing autonomy. It is a continuous process with a predictable sequence yet having a unique course for every child. It does not progress at the same rate and each stage is affected by the preceding types of development. Because these developmental changes may be strongly influenced by genetic factors

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    develop their unique human potentials. In addition to determining children’s eventual height‚ hair color‚ and other physical characteristics‚ there is another cognitive plan which determines the unique emotional and intellectual qualities of each child. These qualities develop through what Montessori referred to as "the sensitive periods."Each sensitive period is a specific kind of compulsion‚ motivating young children to seek objects and relationships in their environment with which to fulfill their

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    Child Development Portfolio Assignment Child Development B 21 CRN: 30735 Lorri Broughton-Kelley April 28‚2013 Bakersfield College Spring 2012 Page 1 Infant and Toddler Development t A. Physical Development : The physical development in infants and toddlers. From the time‚ that they are born‚ they have the world at their hands. They will explore and get familiar with it day by day. Their eyes and mouths are open and they put objects in them. They notice people and things

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    child development - birth-19 years most babies will start to respond quickly as soon as born‚ babies grow quickly and some develop quicker than others. it is most important for parents to have all the right skills for their children to grow and develop in all area’s e.g physical‚ intelectual‚language‚emotional‚social. physical development 0-3months- babies tend to sleep most of the time and they grow fast. They need opurtunities where they can play and exercise with different kinds of toys

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    TMA 01 ED209 CHILD DEVELOPMENT Research of evidence‚ which describes the development of infants’ sensory abilities and how research has generated this knowledge. This assay will describe the development of infant’s senses of their 18 months of life and will define how this knowledge has generated. The development of the sensory and the nervous system is not whole at birth and will continue to mature until the adolescence. As babies cannot express themselves with words it has to

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    Theories of Development Lacey Thomas Arkansas Tech University Theories of development provide a framework for thinking about human growth‚ development‚ and learning. According to Santrock‚ theory means “an interrelated‚ coherent set of ideas that helps to explain phenomena and facilitate predictions.” (Santrock‚ 2013‚ p.21) Having an understanding of child development is important for implementing developmentally appropriate practices. As educators‚ understanding

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