Initial Post –Reference two scholarly resources in addition to the textbook to support your explanations and evaluations for the prompts that follow:
- Describe how understanding theories of child development can assist you in your chosen profession. Use specific examples and evidence from the textbook and additional research.
Explain the theories that most closely align with your personal philosophy or approach to child development. Use specific examples to illustrate your perspective.
In a graphic organizer of your choice, describe the major differences and similarities of each of the leading child development theories discussed in the textbook. Attach your organizer to your initial discussion post. You can use an MS Word table, a graphic organizer from Holt Interactive Graphic Organizers, a mind map (e.g., using Bubble.Us or Coggle), or any other creative software choice that suits your needs for illust