Stages of Social Development - Virgin M Matos EDU 213 March...

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Virgin M. Matos EDU - 213 March 9 th , 2015 Lois Jackson Stages of Social Development Erik Erikson point eight different social development stages that children should go through. The first one is being learning basic trust versus learning basic mistrust . This begin as an infant to approximately two years old. If the child have the necessary love, care and receive the right and adequate treat the child will be trust, but if the child does not receive this care and age appropriate treatment will become mistrust, afraid and will have multiple insecurities. The second stage a child should go through is learning self-secureness versus shame of learn or show his/her knowledge. This stage goes around two to four years old. To be self-secure, the child should show a good balance, sense of independent, and trust on his/her capabilities. If the child is not care, loved and helped it will reflect a kind of rebel, stubbornness and will reflect that is not well parented. The third stage is the learning initiative versus guilt . This stage covers the ages four to seven years old (play age). This is a stage where child’s imagination should be “flying”. During this stage the child would learn how to play and share with same age kids. If

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