Assessment 1B: Middle Childhood
The development of a child from birth to 6 years is full of many activities. From birth, Levent lived a normal child life whereby he learned most of things from his parents. He had a generalized tension and lived a helpless life. As the age of 6 years get close Levent becomes more responsible and social with other children. From 6 years Levent attained the school age and many changes took place related to the new environment and development of new friends. Between the ages of 6 and7 years, cognitive changes takes place in life of a child due to the development of various social skills (Bee & Boyd, 2010; 89-91). The following discussion covers his development between the ages of 6 to 11 years. The paper will apply various theories to relate what was observed with the theories.
First grade report (6-8 years)
Between the ages of 6 and 8 years, Levent had developed cognitively because he always remembered how various computer games are played. At this stage, his memory was developing since he was able to recall various events and give account of the events. However, he could leave a lot of details about the events. Levent easily forgot various issues due to their engagement in various activities every day. The cognitive theory by Brook also argues that children usually forget things that require logical reasoning (Crain, 2005). The cognitive development of the child was facilitated both by the school and home environment. The computer games at home helped develop the child cognitively. Levern was encouraged to read at home by parents, and in school that facilitated his cognitive development. At school, the challenging tasks and working in groups helped him develop cognitive skills. The cognitive theory of child development explains the child development by learning from available materials (Bandura, 1986; 110-121). Levent easily followed the rules of the...