Theories That Attempt To Explain Psychological And Physical Development Of Children

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Theories that attempt to explain psychological and physical developments of children are divided into two categories; continuous and discontinuous development. Continuous development theorists and theories argue that development is a continuous process where one stage of development builds a base for development of the next stage. The discontinuous theories of development, on the other hand, argue that development is a discontinuous process that happens in stages. Each stage has its own characteristics such as the way of thinking and emotions which start and end at a particular point. Children’s progress may be viewed from both dimensions. Factors that affect children’s learning: Familiar resources: providing resources that are familiar,
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