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Month: September 2016

BP 6

BP 6

Referencing the text, name 2 positive outcomes and 2 negative outcomes that come from visual electronic media use in childhood. Also referencing the text/research, if you were working with a parent who needed guidance on screen use for children, what information might you share? Negative effects of infants viewing educational DVDs revealed a link to a slower pace of language development. It was also found that more viewing of these DVDs were related to a worse language delay. Studies are…

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BP 5

BP 5

Examining the 4 parenting styles as highlighted in the chapter, name one character from today‚Äôs pop culture/society that depicts a specific parenting style and describe/cite 4 identifying characteristics as referenced in the text to support your selection. I feel that Kim Kardashian is an example of a Permissive style parent. Permissive parents are moderately and sometimes highly responsive to their children, but they are not as demanding. They seem to have less behavioral control when compared to other parents. They…

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BP 4

BP 4

In the New York Longitudinal Study (1977), it was discovered that infants typically fell into four categories or “temperament types”: Difficult, Easy, Slow-to-warm-up, and a fourth group in which traits did not fit well into the previous categories. Using the goodness of fit model, there is a relationship between a child’s temperament and the caregiving received from the primary caregiver. Infants with a difficult temperament may show high levels of activity, withdrawal or rejection to a new experience, and an…

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BP 3

BP 3

When examining the trend of decreasing play activity at school in exchange for a more academically focused curriculum, it’s important to consider how it may possibly affect a child’s development. We’ve learned that preschool age children are in the beginning stages of developing skills such as self-regulation, working memory, and cognitive flexibility. Play time allows for the continued development of these executive functions and are often assessed by teachers in the classroom setting. Using assessment tools, it’s possible for teachers…

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