how development and learning are interconnected
how and why variations occur in rate and sequence of development and learning that learning may take place in different ways
the importance of play.
CYPOP1-1.3 Explain the potential effects on development, of pre-conceptual, pre-birth and birth experiences. CYPOP1-1.4 Explain the impact of current research into the development and learning of babies and young children.
1-1.2 Connections between development and learning
There is a strong connection between development and learning as children need to develop certain skills in order to learn and also the motivation to learn something new can help a child develop further skills. For example, for a baby to learn to walk there needs to be a level of coordination and growth and therefore by learning to walk has improved both the child’s physical development and recognotion.
Variations in the rate and sequence of development and learning
All children develop at their own rates because of both genetic and environmental factors. Learning difficulties. Some children have difficulties which prevent them from learning in the same way and the causes can be medical conditions, chromosomal conditions and others are not yet understood. However, this doesnt mean that children with learning difficulties will have this problems in all areas of development. Some children will have develop some skills better than others: the ability to draw, to socialise etc. Giftedness. Some children are seen as inteligent very early. We may notice that some children tend to memorise easily and they can learn new skills very quick. This is thought to be linked with a stimulating environment and a strong „ genetic component” ( Heinemann Book). Stimulating environment and the aquisition of language. Children whom are given stimulating experiences and more opportunities are likely to develop faster. Language aquisition is strongly linked to the time...
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