Virtual Child Program Case Study

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1. As the program ends, what pathways does your child appear to be on regarding physical, cognitive, social, emotional and moral development? (To receive maximum credit each pathway should be addressed in a separate paragraph, and examples from the Virtual Child program should be provided) Physical Development: When Rose was 10 she joined a travel team for swimming. As Rose started puberty at age 12 she started wearing a bra. Later on in her life, Rose made it into her high school swim team at age 14. At age 16, she was still in her high school swim team and even entered the water polo team. Rose’s physical development at age 18 is not explained in the program. Cognitive Development: At age 10, Rose is able to concentrate on tasks longer before. She also likes to read…show more content…
When Rose was 10, she would get into physical fights with her sister, Belle. By age 12 Rose starts coming home in a bad mood once in a while from school and locks herself in her room or watches TV; however, I recommend her to find an activity to do so her mind clears up. In 7th grade, Rose starts arguing more about teenage things like clothes, bedtime, and chores. At age 14, whenever Rose gets upset at me she gives me the silent treatment. Rose reached age 18 and is not as close to me as I would like but has followed my rules. Moral Development: At age 12 Rose started showing moral principals like fairness. Then during a trip with her school, one of the students stole something from a store and Rose at age 14 thought that it was right that he was punished because he didn’t live up to his expectations. Plus, if someone has a different viewpoint on religion or politics, Rose will usually speak up and tell her ideas. I think this shows a lot of courage for someone her age. However, Rose’s moral principles aren’t really good as she starts becoming independent. For example, she gets matching tattoos with her boyfriend at age
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