360º Child development

Child development refers to the process by which infants, children, and adolescents grow, learn, and acquire various physical, cognitive, and social-emotional skills. It encompasses the progressive and sequential changes that occur in children from birth through adolescence.

Child development can be categorized into several domains

Physical Development:

This involves the growth and changes in a child's body, including motor skills like crawling, and walking, and fine motor skills like grasping objects.

Cognitive Development:

Cognitive development pertains to a child's intellectual growth. It includes learning, memory, problem-solving, language development, and the ability to think and reason.

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cheald plying chess.

Social-Emotional Development:

It encompasses social interactions, empathy, and self-regulation.

This domain deals with a child's ability to form relationships, understand and manage emotions, and develop a sense of self-identity.

Language development

Language development focuses on a child's ability to understand and use language, including listening, speaking, and eventually reading and writing.

Psychosocial Development:

Psychosocial development, a term coined by Erik Erikson, refers to the interplay between social and emotional development.

It includes the development of trust, autonomy, initiative, industry, and identity

Moral Development:

Moral development involves a child's understanding of right and wrong, their sense of morality, and the development of values and ethical principles.