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The most important influences on children’s development are the immediate events, interactions and relationships with which they have direct contact. However Bronfenbrenner (1994) cited in works done by (Skinner 2012, p3) suggest that the “focus upon development particularly in children makes application of ecological systems theory to adults somewhat more difficult than might otherwise occur” Kulik, & Rayyan,
This current essay examines one of the major social theories relating to child development. The theory to be examined is the Bronfenbrenner’s ecological theory of human development. The essay will further examine the applicability of the Bronfenbrenner’s ecological theory to my personal development, growing up as a child between the ages of 4 years and 12 years. In the first instance, the essay will focus on explaining the – Bronfenbrenner’s theory including the four types of systems described by the theory. Subsequently, the essay will examine how these systems apply to my life in relation to the social systems in which I grew in South Sudan in Africa.
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These social trends and implications have a large umbrella of influence and even have close impact on individual children within the adoption system. Conclusion A child going through the process of adoption experiences many different settings and situation, the accumulation of these environmental elements are what shape and influence the overall development of the child. Bronfrenbrenner’s ecological theory organizes and characterizes these environments and their influence on the individual as well as emphasizes the importance of their relations with the child as well as with one another in affecting the advancement of the individual (Hong et al., 2011). The ecological systems theory therefore acts as a framework in an effort to understand all that influences a child as they experience adoption and all that proceeds and follows it.
In recent years there has been a shift in educational theory as more research is done about the positive effects play has on learning and development. One age group specifically that is helped by the use of play in their curriculum is primary school age children. This paper seeks to investigate the impact of fantasy and dramatic play on the development of identity in children ages 5-8. Erik “Erikson built his theory based on Sigmund Freud’s theory of psychosexual development and his own work with children and families. For Erikson, the social aspects that influence human development are more significant in shaping the identity of human personality” (Batra 2013).
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