HDF 313 test 3 notes - Test 3 notes 10/26 Prosocial...

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Test 3 notes 10/26 Prosocial behavior-can be taught to children with social problems, problems in generating responses, problems in interpreting cues, work with children on improving these skills Are subjective interpretations acceptable? Yes Cant see their thoughts/feeling, but can make a number of reasonable inferences based on a number of factors-immediate contextual clues, goals, interpretations…diff interpretations of same interaction 10/28 Poverty and Dev Educ. Outcomes -lower achievement -higher rates of dropout Social/emotional outcomes -greater behavior/emotional problems -low self esteem -high teen pregnancy Economic outcomes-more likely to be poor Low productiviy and low earnings Health -infants more likely to be born with low birth weight and experience food insecurity Low family resources-most important things High family resources-other things like learning tools Aren’t competing models Investment Model-positive outputs Case for early education -product of nature vs. nurture -hierarchial -sensitive periods -higher plasticity Research has documented early emergence and persistence of gaps in cognitive and non cognitive skills Environments that do not stimulate the young and fail to include these skills put children at an early disadvantage Peabody-ind. Achievement test Headstat-1965 war on poverty, goal-boost social readiness of low-income familys
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This note was uploaded on 01/23/2012 for the course HDF 313 taught by Professor Dontremember during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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HDF 313 test 3 notes - Test 3 notes 10/26 Prosocial...

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