Reaction Journal 2
The theory of multiple intelligences always amazed me. I grew up thinking that in order
to be intelligent I had to be good at the core subjects: math, reading, and writing. In order to
succeed I had to try and try and overcome
September 18, 2013
For this assignment I observed a four year old girl, A, in Mrs. Bs preschool classroom at
the School For Young Children. I was able to watch A play outside for recess, transition
The pendulum experiment was tested on an eleven-year-old girl, C. I introduced the
experiment to her by explaining that the project aims to discover how different people go
PSYC 220: Child Development
Reaction to Amazing Grace
There are some books out there to make you rethink everything you know and reevaluate
your entire life. Amazing Grace by Jonathan Kozol was one of those books. In my life I have
enough to be comfortabl
Interview Assessment Write-Up
One reoccurring idea in my interviews was that sports were becoming too competitive
too early. Also earlier in class we discussed the sequence of development. We saw that between
the ages of 1 to 3 months a c
Question: You find out your friend is pregnant yet she does not want to change her party girl
habits. How would you react to the situation?
One thing I would be sure to stress to my pregnant friend is that it is vital to change her
party girl habits. It i
Patrick Grady was twelve years old and the star pitcher for his little league baseball team
in Westchester County, New York. He pitched for two thirds of his teams games which is a lot
for any baseball pitcher, especially for a twelve year old gr
Are Infants more or less capable that adults give them credit for? Why?
Infants are a lot more capable than adults give them credit for. My pregnant friend may
believe that they only have a few reflexes and can barely use their senses until they are eight
Project 1: A First Observation of a Child
On September 10, 2012 I went to a Morning Care program from preschool ages students
and observed A, a girl who just celebrated her fourth birthday. My observation started at 8:20 in
before care where A wa
1. This semester we spent some time discussing Piagets view of cognitive development. Do you
think that his views are still valid today? Please discuss your opinion using examples from the
Childhood video series and scientific studies.
Piaget stated that
Project: Understanding Friendship
The following is a transcript from my conversation with my twelve year old neighbor S.
Before this conversation I read him the story of Kathy, Becky, and Jeanette. The story is about
two old friends, Kat
How would you recommend a friend deal with a child not sleeping through the night?
If my friends child is 8 months old and not sleeping through the night I would highly
recommend rocking the baby to sleep and co-sleeping. There are two main choices to cho
Interview with S, age 12
Q: At what age do you think kids should start playing organized sports?
A: What kind of organized sports?
Q: Well, its up to you, how would you define organized sports?
A: I Dt know, sports that are organized, you know set dates a
One theory that we discussed in class that particularly interests me is Howard
Gardners Theory of Multiple Intelligences. As a future educator, this theory has a huge
impact on how I teach my student