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Learning Initiative Versus Guilt Erikson
709 wordsVolunteering at the YMCA was a great experience. I conducted a two-hour craft class with approximately seventeen children between five to seven years of age. Two "Y" counselors assisted me with the children. The project I selected was a magazine collage based on nutrition and fitness. The children enthusiastically participated. I brought a large scaled laminated version of the food pyramid. We began by discussing the food groups and they assisted in the assembly of the pyramid. We then discussed...
Child's Imaginative Skills During Play
1,557 wordschild development By: gilly boy The Importance of Play in a Child's Development The majority of research done by Cognitive Psychologists dealing with human cognition has revealed it to be related to the human imagination. As evident by the fact that many psychologist view the process of thinking as the forming of mental representations and through the manipulation of these imaginative images we come to form thoughts. Thus, the imaginative skills a child learns during play are vital for that chil...
426 wordsCompetency Goal Statement 1 To establish and maintain a safe and healthy learning environment. 1. My goals for the area of SAFE are to maintain the classroom and playground from any harm to children and to prevent any type of accidents from occurring. To meet these goals I will have children walk in a line when entering and leaving the classroom so there is not a chance for them to get hurt or injured. When walking out the door children are asked to line up in the train position with bubbles in ...
Play Years Early Childhood
811 wordsThe Play Years Early childhood is often characterized by endless make-believe and socio dramatic play which indicates the development of mental representation. Sociodramtic play differs from simple make-believe play in that it involves play with peers. This stage of play is often referred to as the Preoperational Stage. This is the stage immediately after Piaget's Sensorimotor Stage. The Preoperational Stage spans from two to about five or six years of age. At this stage, according to Piaget, ch...
Children And Teachers
2,879 wordsFieldwork Paper Observation: For my observation program, I was placed in the Progressive School of Long Island, located in Merrick. I was assigned to work with Kindergartners under the supervision of teachers Jennifer Frank and San geeta Patel. It was explained to me that the students at this school learn at their own pace, and that is what separates them from public school children. They are usually ahead of children their age, however. For example, the Kindergartners I observed were learning f...
Children Under The Age Of Seven
842 wordsCognitive Development in Children: Experiment Piaget suggests that children prior to the age of seven develop an objective moral orientation. They tend to evaluate the good or bad actions on the basis of the consequences of the actions (good or bad). At about the ages even, children develop a subjective moral orientation which involves evaluation of behavior in terms of whether the intentions were good or bad. This investigational method is used to determine whether children under the age of sev...
Temperature In Adults And Children
1,184 wordsThe Primary Care Clinic located in Children's Hospital is dedicated to the care of children. It is a place where children can be examined for routine physicals and sick visits. It is convenient because it is open until 9: 00 pm so children can be seen in the evening. This experience demonstrates that there are many differences in treatment of children and adults. T.T., a three year old male, was seen first. He was visiting the clinic due to a high temperature, 39.6 oF (Jarvis, 1996). Despite his...
Children Play At The Competitive Level
883 wordsNeil Meyer Professor Foreman ENC 1101 MWF 11: 00 Sept. 5, 2003 Children Could Play and Compete "Children Need to Play, Not Compete" by Jessica Statsky leaves the reader with several valid points denouncing competitive sports for children between the ages of six and twelve. While there is some truth to her article, her view cannot be applied to all children. For some athletically inclined youngsters, competitive sports are the only opportunity to play with others of similar abilities; it would be...
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