Genaro Tijerino Theory

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There were different theorists that believed that with every behavior comes a reason behind it. These Theories include: Biological, Socio-emotional, and cognitive status. The subject was observed on Saturday 3rd, 2015 at 4 in the afternoon. The subject, Genaro Tijerino, was born on January 14th, 2012, and he 's an American Hispanic three year old boy. He was born in Miami, Florida, his mother is an ESC Teacher and his father works for an import/export company. The subject, a three-year-old Hispanic boy named Genaro Tijerino, was born on January 14, 2012 in Miami, Florida. His mother is an ESC Teacher, and his father works for an import/export company. The subject has a close relationship with both parents, the family practices the catholic…show more content…
The development of ta child is grouped into four stages:.Development proceeds in a cephalocaudal direction, development proceeds proximal and distal, Development proceed medial to lateral, Development proceeds up agaisnt gravity. (Machin, 2016). The subject was able to perfom proximal and distal movements by throwing the baseball to dad and was also able to swing by himself without any help. This type of movement will fall under Development proceeds proximal to distal stated by Gesell. (Machin, 2016). Although the subject could not throw the ball as far as someone bigger then him, it showed that he had endurance in his upper extremities due to movements he was able to do with his arms while the game was going on. Gessell also believe that our body growth had to do with how well we are able to mature, He played with his father and he knew how to set up the game and how to play through and that showed some what of maturity. While he played with dad, he demostrated a fine motor and gross motor skills. This was shown by the subject being able to grab the baseball bat and hold it with hands how he needed to. He also showed that he needed minimal assitance to be able to grasp the objects. For example, when dad would throw the baseball soflty child was able to catch it and grasp the baseball. The subject was able to show that he did not need reinforcement from dad to be able to know how to throw the baseball or how…show more content…
He was able to follow instructions given by both parents. For instance, when mom told him he could not go outside unless he had already has his breakfast. The subject did continue to take out his toys to play but he did not insisted to go outside because he knew he needed to follow his mothers commands. According to vgotsky’s theory of zone of proximal development,, he stated that there were four different types of development. It begins when the child is learning about the activity and when the activity is acquired.(vgotsky 's,2016). The subject was able to play the baseball game and time remember many things because he had already practiced that skilled and acquired it so it became automatic for him. Another theory that applies to the subject would be Jean Piaget’s. According to Piaget he believed we have schemas, adaption processes, and stages of development. The subject showed to know what baseball was all about it and he able to interpret to play with just dad instead of his teammates that would be adapting himself to the new situation. The subject was able to show that his cognitive and process skills were effective to the activities he did throughout the
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