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Aed Checkpoint WK 3 Develeopmental Trends

Aed Checkpoint WK 3 Develeopmental Trends - should have...

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For children in early childhood, ages two to six, we find children with a short attention span who change activities regularly. It is necessary for this age group to provide a variety of experiences. Each child is different depending on their past experiences, such as field trips to the library which enriches their socioeconomical and cultural knowledge base. With this age group, distractions need to be kept at a minimum as conditions like ADHD and dyslexia will start to surface at this age. For children in early adolescence, ages ten to fourteen, we see children who are able to attend to a single task. Nevertheless, a variety of tasks needs to be offered as there will be adolescents who have information processing difficulties and it is imperative to keep their attention as this age group may have trouble paying attention for an entire class period. They also should have mastered the basic skills in writing and reading by this age. For mathematics, they
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Unformatted text preview: should have mastered math word concepts such as mathematical word identification. For late adolescence, ages fourteen to eighteen, students should be able to focus on a single task. They should be able to exhibit knowledge in some content areas, and should be able to apply the “whys” and “hows” of what they are learning. This age group should be consistently encouraged to assess learning in ways that require them to assess learning in ways that require them to depict relationships and ideas. The changes found between these two age groups are basically that the older students are able to focus longer and harder on a task than those in early childhood. However, with both age groups, a variety of tasks and experiences need to be offered. This is essential for any age group actually in that children of any age who become bored, are not going to want to learn the material being presented....
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