Your first lab link can be found at What Ive Learned From My Autistic Brothers. An interactive written
transcript is also available with the video for this lab.
1. Who determines what is normal? Is there really such a thing as normal?
In 35 sentences, discuss how social media influences a teenagers self-esteem.
Social media can postively and negatively affect a teenagers self-esteem in many ways. It can
positively affect it by allowing the child to get positive feedback on their physic
Imagine you are a new parent and have decided to go back to work, so you need to choose a
childcare option for your child. In 35 sentences, describe which option you would choose and
why you think it would be the best choice for your child and family.
Discuss one of the common myths of becoming a parent and why it is not true
A common myth associated with parenting is that your child will be a miniature version of
yourself. This is not true because your child may not share a strong passion for art like
Describe how positive parenting can be more beneficial to a child than negative parenting. Do
you think positive parenting is more effective? Why or why not?
Positive parenting can make a child feel like they accomplished something and someone
Explain the difference between a protective environment and a nurturing environment.
A protective environment is when a child is safe from abuse and feels like she can trust her
parents and teachers and people in the community. A nurturing environment is
Do you think that all of the safety regulations for children are limiting childrens opportunities to
explore the world around them? Why or why not?
Yes because like the guy said in the video we have so many regulations here in the united
states that a chi
Describe the concept of positive parenting and provide an example.
Positive parenting uses communication, guidance and discipline to get a child to behave
appropriately and adequately without the use of overbearing punishments and negativity. An
What are two traits that make a good parent according to Dr. Tanya Byron?
One trait that makes a good parent according to Dr. Tanya Brown is the one that doesn't worry
too much and the parent that does not take parenting on television and in movies too
According to the teenagers on the panel, why do teens lie or not tell the whole truth to their
parents? Because they dont want their parents to say no or disapprove.
What can teens do to gain the trust of their parents? Tell their parents they have change
Describe four areas of self-esteem discussed in the text and provide an example of each.
Social self-esteem: Children want to be accepted and liked by their families, their teachers, and
their peers. children often base their self-esteem off of popularity
Imagine your 16-year-old daughter wants to attend a Friday night high school party, and you do
not know who will be attending. Using three parenting styles discussed in the lesson, how would
an authoritarian parent respond? A democratic parent? A permissi
1. Describe three aspects of effective communication as they relate to parenting.
Three aspects of effective communication is being a good listener, asking questions about the
child, and sending clear messages to the
1. After reading the text, what is your definition of family? What is family composition?
A family is a group of functioning biologically related humans, who coexist together, learning and living.
Family composition i
1. Babies are born with billions of brain cells. How many brain connections do babies have by the
time they are three years old? Describe three factors that contribute to the brain connections
multiplying. Babies have
1) Who is someone you think you have a positive relationship with? In 35 sentences, what role do
you think openness and truthfulness have in making this relationship positive?
Someone I have a positive relationship with is my father.
1. Of the four types of families, what type do you have? What is the composition of your family?
What are the advantages and disadvantages of this composition?
Out of the four types of families, mine is more like a nuclear family. The
1. What are youth organizations and why are they an important part of your community? Describe
a youth organization or club in your community. Youth organizations are organizations whose
goal is training young America
1. What youth club or community organization have you participated in or volunteered at? What
impact or benefits did your participation have on your professional development?
A youth club and organization participated in was AFJROTC a
Your first lab link can be found at Kids, take charge. A written transcript is also available for this lab.
1. Kiran Bir Sethi uses words that are often associated with disease, like contagious and infection,
to explain education and
1. Does age have anything to do with behavior? Why or why not? Certain ages, yes, because some
might be a little too immature to do things but some of the more grown kids can be more
mature and be helpful to society at that youn
Refer to lesson 4.05 and click on the U.S. Government link in the text. Research one of the
topics listed (i.e., childproofing your home, finding a school, talking to your teen about drugs,
talking to your kids about money) and summarize the article in 35