5.3 Involving parents

Petrie (2003, p. 168) suggests that child development is a good topic of discussion when working in partnership with adults. Even if the significance of their child's development is not fully understood, adults are aware of how the child behaves and this helps them focus on the needs of the child. Gathering and sharing information with families also allows the recording of different perspectives. It could be, for example, that Jade's speech varies when she is with different people. Dawn has n
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5.2 The developmental needs of the child

The Framework for the Assessment of Children in Need and their Families (DH, 2000) emphasises the need for a thorough understanding of child development. There has been extensive and sometimes contradictory research into how children develop and the factors that influence their development. Aldgate (2004) outlines the development-ecological model for understanding child development, which recognises the importance of comprehending both the genetic and the ecological factors that influence dev
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We all have considerable skills that we develop as we go through life. Many of them are so familiar to us that we probably don't think about them. For example, the reading skill which you are using right now is a highly complex and sophisticated one which took years to develop to this level. Our approach to skills is again to provide you with a framework to help with your learning and understanding.

We use four categories of skill in our framework:


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This Unit looks at how units if inheritance are transmitted from one generation to the next. First you will look at what happens to the chromosones of animals and plants during the process of sexual reproduciton. Then you will examine how genes are transmitted in particular patterns from generation to generation. These two approaches combine to illustrate how the patterns of inheritance can be explained by the behaviour of chromosomes during sexual reproduction.
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