• Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

Stages Of Development

Extracts from this document...

Introduction

Stages of Development Below I have researched the different stages of development in order to find the best one to choose to study about Holly who I intend to study over a period of 6 months. Physical Development Physical development is development of the body, this development can sometimes hinder within children of the same age. As physical development will proceed in a child that child will gain various physical skills-motor skills . These motor skills require coordination between the childs brain and muscles and do also require a lot of practice before the child can automatically do them without difficulty. Gross motor skills use the large muscles in the body and include skill like:walking, running , skipping etc. ...read more.

Middle

It also says in my Child Development textbook that children are generally happier and healthier if they get on well with people around then so this also shows the importance of good social development in children. Emotional Development Young children show a variety of emotions some examples are:happiness ,fear, sadness, excitement etc. Emotional development is the development of a childs ability to recognize and control his or her feelings/emotions. Emotional development can be influenced by the child's inborn temperament, her state of health and her environment. The inborn temperament depends on the genes the child inherits. Intellectual Development Intellectual development is the development of the child's mind. ...read more.

Conclusion

I have looked at the different PIES(stages of development)in turn and I think it would be appropriate to study the physical development of Holly as she is only 12 months so her physical development will be quite rapid during this stage of her life. During my introductory visit I found out that Holly is an only child who lives with her mum and her mums boyfriend in a 3 bedroom semi-detached house. When I went to Holly's house I talked to her mum and found out that Holly is a very lovely child who very rarely cries but spends a lot of her time sleeping. I also found out that Holly is a healthy child and is developing perfectly fine for a child of her age. ...read more.

The above preview is unformatted text

This student written piece of work is one of many that can be found in our GCSE Child Development section.

Found what you're looking for?

  • Start learning 29% faster today
  • 150,000+ documents available
  • Just £6.99 a month

Not the one? Search for your essay title...
  • Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

See related essaysSee related essays

Related GCSE Child Development essays

  1. Marked by a teacher

    Child Development - Child Study

    4 star(s)

    On this visit I noticed Jack was not communicating with his new baby sister like his brothers. I also looked back on my visits I have made and jealousy comes into the visits quite a lot. Jealousy comes into visit 5 and it is because his brothers have got what he wants.

  2. Child development - Study of a child

    do, that she couldn't do last time and whether she choose different ways to use the equipment. Expectations I expect Alanya's skills to have changed a bit; by the way she acts in the park and uses the equipment. I don't think they will have changed dramatically as she has

  1. Free essay

    Child Development

    In his report for the World Health Organisation in (1951) John Bowlby suggested that the lack of or non existence of attachment could lead to physical, social and intellectual retardation (Bowlby 1951), he further indicated that "the mother-infant relationship was extremely important to development".

  2. Child development

    - This is an uncommon sexually transmitted infection. It can develop into a serious illness. It can be treated with antibiotics. A repeat blood test at about 28 weeks is usually offered to re-check for anaemia and red cell antibodies.

  1. For my child development study I am going to observe how a child shows ...

    what was in the other picture, with out any hesitation she pointed out the ice cream and screamed (lolly's in the kitchen', this showed she recognised the ice cream. While I was in Hilary's house she kept mentioning cats, dogs and lady birds and she got very excited when I had a colouring of a cat.

  2. What are the essential qualities of a good Montessori teacher, and why are these ...

    respective places on the shelf when they have finished with them Continued on next page Discipline vs. Spontaneous activity Knowing when to discipline In the traditional system of education, a teacher calls for discipline from the children by enforcing silence and attention.

  1. Child development study - I will compare my visits and look at Aroushs development ...

    Painting is also an advanced activity compared to the colouring which was the activity which I did for my first visit. I also think that aroush may enjoy painting because she enjoyed colouring.

  2. Development through the life stages

    Babies do not grow, develop and learn at a constant rate. At new born, they can distinguish different voices, especially the mothers. At four weeks old, if the mother puts her face close to the baby?s and talk to them, the baby will mimic the movements by opening and closing her mouth.

  • Over 160,000 pieces
    of student written work
  • Annotated by
    experienced teachers
  • Ideas and feedback to
    improve your own work