I’m stuck on a Sociology question and need an explanation.
Respond to FIFTEEN of the following learning objectives from chapter 7. You have a total of FIFTEEN responses for this homework assignment.
- Explain some dimensions of gross motor development that advance in middle childhood. Additionally, describe why middle childhood is the time period where someone is least likely to be seriously injured.
- What are the negative effects of malnutrition on development and when is malnutrition most detrimental.
- Describe the possible causes of obesity and some of the physical and social consequences of obesity during childhood.
- Describe how (a) attention changes from early childhood to middle childhood and (b) memory changes from early childhood to middle childhood.
- Define executive functioning. Describe (a) how executive functioning changes from early childhood to middle childhood and (b) differences in executive functioning for children of different ethnic backgrounds. Finally, what are some ways that executive functioning can be improved during childhood?
- Identify the characteristics of children who have ADHD and describe some of the problems they may experience.
- Describe the main features of the Wechsler Intelligence Test and what these tests seek to examine. Following, discuss some of the major criticisms of intelligence testing.
- Compare Gardner’s and Sternberg’s approaches to conceptualizing intelligence.
- Describe an example of how different groups within the United States differ from one another in terms of school enrollment and academic achievement during middle childhood.
- First, explain whether or not you believe that reading and mathematics should continue as the main focus for schooling in American. Following, critique the different strategies for teaching and learning reading and mathematics.
- What cognitive stage of development does Piaget assert children are in during middle childhood? What are the constructs that define this stage?
- Explain how self-concept differs from self-esteem. Following, discuss the major contributors to a person’s self-esteem. Finally, how does social comparison influence self-concept and self-esteem during middle childhood?
- What is Erickson’s fourth stage of development? Discuss an example that exemplifies this stage. Finally, explain whether or not you agree with Erikson’s framing of middle childhood.
- Explain how different ways of thinking about the self are rooted in individualistic and collectivistic cultural beliefs. Next, describe how you view the “self” and how you formed this viewpoint.
- Summarize the consequences of parental divorce and remarriage and describe how these consequences can be mitigated. Next, summarize the consequences of single-parent households and describe how these consequences can be mitigated.
- In what ways is gender socialization strengthened during middle childhood? Describe some difficulties that children may experience if they do not identify with the gender they were assigned at birth.
- Describe the four categories of peer social status and the dynamics between bullies and victims. Be sure to discuss (a) factors that may put a child at risk for bullying others and (b) factors that may put a child at risk for victimization by others.
- Explain why childhood work patterns differ between developed and developing countries.
- Use Bronfenbrenner’s ecological theory of development to explain middle childhood may be a time of content for many American children.
- Discuss the positive and negative effects of television, especially the hazards related to TV violence.