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Unformatted text preview: their own speech (Berns, 2010). Parenting style can also lead to how a child behaves. If a parents style is aggressive it is more likely the child will deal with difficult situations outside of the home aggressively. When a child gets older and belongs to a group of friends this can shape values and attitudes. Peers may have different values and attitudes than a child has been taught at home. Depending on the parenting style, parental attitudes values and opinions can change to match those of the peer group. A teachers teaching style can also have an impact on a childs values and beliefs. At times my opinion will differ from my sons teacher and my son will say, well this is what my teacher said, so it must be right. Many if not all children have this attitude at school, what a powerful position a teacher sits in whether they know it or not....
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This note was uploaded on 06/06/2011 for the course SOCIOLOGY 312 taught by Professor Thomas during the Summer '10 term at Ashford University.
- Summer '10