In this assignment, you will reflect on your learning related to the multiple developmental areas appropriate to children from conception through preschool-age.
Analyze theoretical perspectives and foundational knowledge of young children’s development and growth from conception to early childhood.
Describe environmental influences on child growth and development.
Develop a working knowledge of brain growth and development, including environmental influences.
Develop a working knowledge of cognitive, language, physical, motor, moral, social, and emotional development in early childhood.
Explain the impact of parent and caregiver practices on cognitive, language, physical, motor, moral, social, and emotional development in early childhood.
Describe the structure of temperament, levels of attachment, and accompanying behaviors.
Relate developmentally appropriate and quality, child-centered education practices in nurturing cognitive, language, physical, motor, moral, social, and emotional development in early childhood.
Engage as a reflective practitioner by self-assessing learning related to early childhood growth and development and its application to practice.
1) Save and print the Module 5 Reflection.
2) Create a 3-page paper in a Word or text document for your response. Use 12-point Arial or Times New Roman font.
3) Use APA (6th edition) format for the title page, references page, and in-text citations.
4) Develop an introduction and conclusion for your paper.
5) Follow the directions to submit your final Word or text document.
Throughout this course, we have covered multiple topics in the physical, cognitive, and social-emotional development of children from conception through preschool-age. This assignment requires you to reflect on what you have learned and to make connections to your future.
Identify five ways in which what you learned in Child Growth and Development will impact you in the future, whether in your career or in your personal/social life.
Child Growth and Development
For each of the five ways, provide a brief description of approximately one-half page to specify how what you learned may have an influence on your future.