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  1. 1. Human Growth & Learning Developmental Project: Girls 7-10 years Old<br />
  2. 2. Theories<br />Erikson<br />Industry Vs. Inferiority<br /> Stage where the girls need to be encouraged the most. This determines whether they will excel or fail.<br />Piaget<br />End of Preoperational to Concrete Operational<br /> Beginning to be capable of operations, solving problems from their own experiences, not able to manipulate unless it is a past experience<br />Vygotsky<br />Learning scientific concepts using theoretical learning – Psychological tools that allow them to manipulate their environment consciously and systematically<br />
  3. 3. THEORIES CONT’<br />Gilligan<br />Many adolescent females care less about separation & independence and more about remaining loyal to others through expressions of caring, understanding, and sharing of experiences.<br />Kohlberg<br />End of Pre-conventional Morality – Instrumental relativist orientation to beginning of Conventional Morality – Good Boy, Nice Girl orientation<br />
  4. 4. 7th Christmas<br />And YES they still Believe!!!<br />
  5. 5. Skill Development<br />Run<br />Skip<br />Hop<br />Travel in variety of rhythmical patterns<br />Move in all directions with out bumping into others<br />
  6. 6. Initiative<br />Still rely on adults for sense of security<br />Express feelings openly<br />Show more complex emotional expression throughout the years<br />
  7. 7. Sometimeswe are thecoolest thing<br />
  8. 8. Eagerness to Learn<br />Enjoy working together<br />Begin having rules to games<br />Develop several close friendships with classmates (Best Friend)<br />Start to problem solve, but not always successful<br />Love fantasy and pretend play<br />
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  10. 10. Let’s Pretend!<br />
  11. 11. Social & Emotional Development<br />Friends become more important<br />Aware of rules and rituals<br />Drawn to same sex friendships<br />Failure is difficult to handle<br />Everything is black and white (no gray area)<br />
  12. 12. 7 & 8 year olds at field day<br />They may be hugging now… but sometimes they are “catty” and mean.<br />
  13. 13. Behavior Facts<br />7 yrs – Once sweet & quiet (maybe), now turned into a whining, demanding, loud, and often obnoxious child<br />8 yrs – Controlling & manipulating with siblings. With friends this age is hard; they all talk horribly to each other and constantly fight<br />9 yrs – Interested in food, cooking & eating (always hungry), usually has trouble with table manners, remembering to wash hands before eating, not very neat, need help organizing<br />10 yrs – Usually truthful and develop a more mature feeling about right & wrong, sensitive for fairness, listen well & concentrate for longer periods of time, love to read<br />
  14. 14. That’s all folks!<br />
  15. 15. Brought to you by: Alix HarperPenny Miller& Ginger Sturm<br />
  16. 16. Works Cited<br />Snowman, Jack, R. R. McCown, and Robert F. Biehler. "Chapter 2 Theories of Psychosocial and Cognitive Development." Psychology Applied to Teaching. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2009. 23-59. Print.<br /><br /><br />