Culture and SocietalInfluences on ChildDevelopmentRuth MartinezECE205: Introduction to Child DevelopmentElizabeth VanausdeinMarch 30,2017
HowCulture Influences in ChildDevelopmentAccording to the text book“Cultural and societal infuences on child development can be instilled subtly through natural interactions with others, can be ingrained deliberately early in life, or canarise as a consequence of the family in which the child is born.“ (Groark, C.,McCarthy, S. & Kirk, A. (2014).Culture now days has a big infuence in childdevelopment because of the fact that each day in the united states we have differentpeople from different countries coming in. It is important to teach children that weneed to respect and teach them about different cultures.
Physically Impacted•Culture impacts our children in a way thatthey are brought up. Forinstance now cultures are not interested in having family time at thepark or even the bac yard. Children are taken to places where videogames are the main attraction for this they are not getting thephysical activity needed and for this we have childrenwith obesity.