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Childhood

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Listening and Reading Comprehension at Story Time: How to Build Habits of the Mind

In her article entitled “Listening and Reading Comprehension at Story Time: How to Build Habits of the Mind”, Mary Ruth Moore discusses the need for an “active process” (24) between teacher and students during story time in early childhood education. Moore encourages several different ways this interaction can take place....

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Impacts on Change: Abused Children

Abused children make up a significant proportion of the young population, with an estimated 695,000 unique children who showed some signs of child abuse or neglect (Bailhache, Leroy, Pillet & Salmi, 2013). Abused children can be from any race or ethnicity – 43.9% of all victims were white, 21.5% were...

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Child Development Milestones

At birth, newborns possess reflexes for rooting, suckling, and grasping. Newborns develop the ability to move their heads and hands. Newborns discover and practice neural pathways through repeated body movements. After about three to six months, infants develop the strength required to move their entire bodies. They can roll over,...

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Effects of Autism within Childhood Development

Autism, also known as Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), is a health condition that affects many children. The first section of this paper provides an introduction to autism, including a general definition of the condition and a brief overview of its history. The second section, which is on statistics / epidemiology,...

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Social and Separation Anxiety in Preschool Children

Anxiety disorders are common even in very young children. Preschool-aged children often have symptoms of social or separation anxiety. The prevalence of these disorders is 7.5 and 10.5 respectively. A substantial number of preschoolers with anxiety disorders have more than one psychiatric diagnosis, which may be another anxiety disorder or...

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Developmental Psychology: Middle Childhood and Adolescence

In many cultures, the 5-7 age period is believed to mark the beginning of the age of reason (Rogoff et al., 1975). While this statement may sound ridiculous to most of us, it is not completely unfounded. Over the years, multiple studies have demonstrated that middle childhood and adolescence bring...

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Childhood Amnesia

There has been no definitive answer for what causes childhood amnesia. Statistically, the research has shown an age timeline for adults typically accessing early childhood memories between the ages of three and four years of age, but anything earlier is normally not a part of adults’ long-term memory. Scientific neurological...

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Human Growth and Development

The first article focuses on geographical/environmental factors that may influence childhood development (Suk et al., 2016). Exposure to environmental pollutants during key periods of development can engender health problems in infants and children which can affect them into adulthood, particularly in low- and middle-income countries. These early exposures have the...

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The Developmental Psychology of the Black Child

Amos Wilson’s “The Developmental Psychology of the Black Child” examines the behavior of black children and attributes the social, intellectual, and economic failures on their parents and the prevalent African-American culture which has seemed to promote low achievement and provides excuses for societal failure. These assertions are backed by his...

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Group Time Activities

According to the revised Bloom’s taxonomy, the cognitive processes dimension is comprised of lower order thinking skills (categorized under remembering, understanding and application) and higher order thinking skills (categorized under analysis, evaluation and creation) (Heer, 2012). The higher order skills that teachers should encourage the most are differentiating objects based...

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Daycare and Is Impact on Children’s Development

Most children experience daycare before their school career starts, thus, daycare plays an important role in a child’s emotional, social, and cognitive development.  High quality daycare ensures children have the necessary social and emotional skills and also possess the cognitive skills and readiness to succeed in a school environment ....

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Childhood Memory Essay

Life could be defined as a series of lessons. There are some lessons we forget soon but others stay with us for a long time. An incident happened to me when I was in grade 5 and even though it was not a positive incident, it did teach me the...

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Carbohydrates And Food

The quality of food and the products that individuals consume have considerable effects on their health and wellbeing. A person is everything that he or she eats. It is an axiom, which thousands of people in the United States and worldwide fail to acknowledge. As the burden of chronic illness...

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A Happy Memory from My Country

The value of a thing is not always determined by its price. Something a thing has more value for us because of the memories attached with it. My most treasured item is the gift I got from my father after I graduated from high school. The gift holds special meaning...

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Infant Car Seat Safety

Infants require the use of car seats as passengers in vehicles at all times, and these seats must meet the required safety standards and specifications established by state and federal law. It is important to provide infants with the best possible car seat to ensure their safety during periods of...

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Racism and Child Development

Racism has an extremely negative impact on everyone, both adults and children. Children who have been exposed to racism may have impaired emotional, physical, and mental development. They may have trouble in school, they may have problems with nonverbal communication skills, and they may have problems with self esteem and...

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Interview with an Early Childhood Special Education Teacher

In November 2016 I had the opportunity to meet with Marie on a Sunday afternoon by video chat. Marie works as an early childhood special education teacher for the public school system in Fredericksburg, Virginia. She was not comfortable with the idea of video or audio taping the interview, so...

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Language and Literacy Development

Learning is a continuous process that starts from a young age throughout to the old age. Globalization has significantly impacted on the modern learning process. Modern schools constitute students from varying language backgrounds. Some students are natives while others are non-native. The native students are those that the teaching dialect...

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Abstract: The Birth of Childhood

Introduction There is a unique contrast between primates such as chimpanzees and human beings in regards to feeding, as humans must rely upon another individual to be fed at least until the age of six (Gibbons, 2008). This is a situation unlike any other primate in that human beings are...

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Analysis of Childhood Dermatological Condition

Prevalence of Childhood Dermatological Conditions Throughout early childhood and as the immune systems of children continue to develop and subsequently strengthen, they become more prone to viral and infectious diseases and conditions overall. Common childhood dermatological conditions have a misperception that only the physical sign of the disease can be...

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