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Preschoolers: Social and Emotional Development
Part of the Series: Preschoolers Series
Preschoolers are creative, curious and active experimenters that learn about themselves and their world as they take on new roles outside of their homes and families. Learn about the skill set that makes up social and emotional development and the value of encouraging creativity and risk taking; activities that foster…
Preschoolers: Physical Development
Part of the Series: Preschoolers Series
See preschoolers engaged in activities that exemplify the extraordinary physical advancements that children make at this age. Learn about the physical characteristics of preschoolers, how gross and fine motor skills are developed, and what the typical physical milestones are. See the natural activities children are drawn to which help their…
Infants: Cognitive Development
Part of the Series: Infants Series
Infants' brains are actively developing with everything they experience. Examine how newborns fit into the sensorimotor stage - tracing cognitive development from simple reflexes to beginnings of thought. Explore infant intelligence, information processing and memory. See the progression of infant communication from crying--to giggling--to euphoric babbling and their first words!…
Language Development: Significant Areas of Development
Part of the Series: Significant Areas of Development
Children learn language without much help at all - and yet teachers and schools can play a vital role in helping their students develop critical linguistic skills. This program addresses both the development of language, and the ways in which its acquisition can be enhanced by skilled educators. Viewers will…
Self Identity & Sex Role Development: Significant Areas of Development
Part of the Series: Significant Areas of Development
From the time a child is first capable of self-realization, he or she begins to ask, "Who am I?" The development of self-identity begins in infancy, and by middle childhood a sense of self is well-established. Viewers will see children at play and witness how they interact with their peers…
Toddlers: Social and Emotional Development
From raging tantrums to fits of giggles, it's no secret that toddlers are skilled at expressing their emotions. One minute they anger a friend, the next they comfort the same child. Learn about theory of the mind and how toddlers come to understand how their actions can affect others. Examine…
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Beginning with Sigmund Freud, modern child development theories have changed the way that parents raise their children and the way that teachers teach those children. This video is an entertaining and enlightening view of the major child development theories, how the theories differ and how more than one approach can…
Theories Of Development I
Part of the Series: Study of the Child
This program looks at the key theories of human development by detailing the work of Piaget, Freud, Erikson, Gesell, Skinner and Vygotsky. It explains the concept of the 'whole child' and how a more holistic approach can provide practical perspective for the real world.
Theories Of Development II
Part of the Series: Study of the Child
Why do early child educators and parents need to understand the educational theories of philosophers from three hundred years ago? Viewers will learn theories that will give them a foundation to build their own philosophy of education. Create your own personalized educational practice: learn the theories of John Locke, who…
Moral Development In Children - Theories, Stages, Impact
MORAL DEVELOPMENT IN CHILDREN - THEORIES, STAGES, IMPACT - How do people develop morals? What helps children distinguish right from wrong? Explore the topic of moral development and how it impacts children's behavior. Examine the approaches of development theorists and learn about Theory of Mind. Hear children's reactions to situations…
Cognitive & Language Development
Part of the Series: Middle Childhood
In this video Piaget's theory of concrete operational development is looked at. It details information processing, cognitive advances and language development. How the school and parents function in respect to the classroom, bilingual education and IQ and achievement tests are also discussed.
Adolescence Cognitive And Moral Development
Part of the Series: Adolescence
The physical changes of puberty are accompanied by changes in adolescent thinking and moral reasoning. As adolescent thinking becomes more logical and abstract, it is limited by adolescent egocentrism. Additionally, adolescent thinking is enhanced or discouraged by the schooling to which they are exposed. Schools that foster adolescent thinking and…