what is holistic and interconnected development?
the development of children is often studied as separate topics. however, each area of development influences the others and is interconnected. for example:
Physical development goes into cognitive and social.
emotional development goes into cognitive and social
social development goes into cognitive and physical
cognitive development goes into physical and social and emotional
holistic development is defined tin the birth to three matters as 'seeing a child in the round as a whole person, emotionally, socially m intellectually, physically, healthily, culturally and spiritually. the department for education and skills has produced a framework called birth to three matters (read it is VERY good and helpful). it is to support childcare providers and other professionals working with children from birth to 3 years. this framework emphasizes that development should be viewed holistically and emphases the interrelationship between growing and learning development and the environment in which children are cared for and educated. the four broad areas of development featured in the framework are a strong child, a skilfully communicator, a competent learner and a healthy child.
Children's development is holistic and each area is interconnected. This development is described in the areas of social, emotional, language, and intellectual growth of children.
Holistic development is looking at the child as a whole and an individual child. Rather than breaking up development into 'sections' and grouping children together as all the same. =]
A holistic approach to child development seeks to simultaneously address the physical,emotional,relational,intellectual,and spiritual aspects of a child life.
Holistic refers to the interconnection of all aspect of the child - physical, social, emotional, mental, intuitive, spiritual.See academyforcoachingparents.comsee inspiredparenting.net
All aspects of child development are interconnected. e.g: a child's ability to learn new information is influenced by his ability to interact appropriately with others and his ability to control his immediate impulses.
How development and learning are interconnected
The holistic approach to childcare seeks to focus on five aspects that address all of the child's needs. These include the spiritual, emotional, intellectual, physical and relational aspects of the child's life. It focuses on overall development of the child.
When the body develops as a whole
Holistic is to look at things as a whole and not just little bits. For example if you are looking at children development it is important to not just focus on that one thing but look at all different aspects that might affect them: School, teachers, support given, home life, health, developmental is
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