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1 Copyright © Allyn & Bacon 2004 Development Through the Lifespan Chapter 9 Physical and Cognitive Development in Middle Childhood This multimedia product and its contents are protected under copyright law. The following are prohibited by law: Any public performance or display, including transmission of any image over a network; Preparation of any derivative work, including the extraction, in whole or in part, of any images; Any rental, lease, or lending of the program.

2 Copyright © Allyn & Bacon 2004 Body Growth in Middle Childhood Slow, regular pattern Girls shorter and lighter until about age 9 Lower portion of body growing fastest Bones lengthen Muscles very flexible All permanent teeth arrive

3 Copyright © Allyn & Bacon 2004 Common Health Problems in Middle Childhood Vision - MyopiaMyopia Hearing - Otitis media (middle ear infection)Otitis Malnutrition Obesity Illnesses Injuries

4 Copyright © Allyn & Bacon 2004 Causes of Obesity in Middle ChildhoodObesity Overweight parents Low SES Parents feeding practices Low physical activity Television Cultural food environment

5 Copyright © Allyn & Bacon 2004 Deaths from Injuries, North American Children, Ages 5–19Injuries

6 Copyright © Allyn & Bacon 2004 Motor Development in Early Childhood Gross Motor Skills Improvements: Flexibility Balance Agility Force Fine Motor Skills Gains: Writing Drawing

7 Copyright © Allyn & Bacon 2004 Physical Play Development in Middle Childhood Games with Rules Sports Invented Games Video Games Adult-organized sports Physical Education

8 Copyright © Allyn & Bacon 2004 Piagets Theory: Achievements of the Concrete Operational Stage Conservation Decentration Reversibility Classification Seriation Transitive inference Spatial Reasoning Directions Maps

9 Copyright © Allyn & Bacon 2004 Key Information Processing Improvements Increase in information- processing capacity Gains in cognitive inhibition Both may be related to brain development

10 Copyright © Allyn & Bacon 2004 Attention in Middle Childhood Attention becomes more: Selective Adaptable Planful ADHD

11 Copyright © Allyn & Bacon 2004 Development of Memory Strategies Rehearsal – early grade school Organization – early grade school Knowledge base helps organization Elaboration – end of middle childhood Meaningful chunks of information

12 Copyright © Allyn & Bacon 2004 Information Processing and Academic Learning Reading Whole-language approach Basic-skills approach Mathematics Drill Number sense

13 Copyright © Allyn & Bacon 2004 Sternbergs Triarchic Theory of Intelligence

14 Copyright © Allyn & Bacon 2004 Gardners Multiple Intelligences Linguistic Logico-mathematical Musical Spatial Bodily-kinesthetic Naturalist Interpersonal Intrapersonal

15 Copyright © Allyn & Bacon 2004 Explaining Differences in IQ Genetics Accounts for about half of differences Environment SES Culture Communication styles Cultural bias in test content

16 Copyright © Allyn & Bacon 2004 Language Development in Middle Childhood Vocabulary Increases fourfold during school years 20 new words a day Grammar Passive voice Infinitive phrases Pragmatics Adjust to people and situations Phrase requests to get what they want

17 Copyright © Allyn & Bacon 2004 Learning Two Languages Bilingual Development Learn both languages at the same time Learn first language, then second Sensitive period - childhood Bilingual Education Language immersion Bilingual education

18 Copyright © Allyn & Bacon 2004 Academic Achievement and Class Size

19 Copyright © Allyn & Bacon 2004 Educational Philosophies and Practices Traditional v. Open Classrooms New Directions Theory Reciprocal teaching Teacher-student Interaction Self-fulfilling prophesies Grouping for learning

20 Copyright © Allyn & Bacon 2004 Teaching Children with Special Needs Learning Difficulties Mainstreaming Gifted Talented Divergent thinking and creativity


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