Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools Level 3

Assignment 1
Task 1          
Explain the sequence and rate of each aspect of development from birth – 19 years
All children develop at different rates and in different ways but the sequence in which they develop will be nearly the same as they need to have developed one skill, for example, walking, before they can move on to develop another skill like running. The aspects that children are measured on are physical, language, social and emotional and intellect.
By 1 Year they are beginning to crawl or shuffle, pulling or pushing on furniture to stand. Sitting has progressed to unaided and they are rolling from their front to their back. They are beginning to be inquisitive with objects, passing them between hands. Their hand to eye co-ordination improves as items are passed from hand to hand. Their first teeth may appear and solid foods may be introduced.   Babies are shy with strangers but will show their affection for their parent. They will enjoy being with others and playing simple games like peek-a-boo.
Between 1 and 2 years they may show anxiety if separated from adults close to them. They may choose a teddy or a blanket to comfort them. Play becomes more fun especially with other children. Objects will be banged together or built. They like to feed themselves with finger foods.
Between 2 to 3 years children will become more independent wanting to do more things. Jealousy of others may start to be apparent. Although they will enjoy playing with others they may not necessarily share playthings or other adult’s attention with others. Bricks will be built into towers and making scribbles on paper. They will experiment with liquids thorough play and pouring.
By the age of 4 they become more independent and become self-motivated in certain things. Their social skills will grow as they play with other children. They are able to share and consider the feelings and needs of others. Gross motor skills will...