Development Everywhere! There are big changes that people go through during each stage of their life. Physical Emotional Intellectual Social
Physical Development Our bodies are always changing! Adolescence especially! Puberty Height Muscles Body Shape Become comfortable with your body! Most of the way your body looks is hereditary, so it is out of our control!
Intellectual Development Our brains are changing, too! Logical thinking develops. trues and falses if <this>, then <that> Higher-level (abstract) thinking begins. complicated ideas like fairness, equality Creativity skills increase. Be proud of your increasing intellectual skills!
Emotional Development New feelings begin to appear Control and understanding of old emotions develops Choose to react in a way that is socially acceptable Increased skills in using judgement when to trust your feelings when to trust your logic
Social Development Skills in making and keeping friends Work and play in groups effectively Accept group responsibilities Share ideas and co-operate Understand their place in the world Selfless actions (un-selfish)