Growth & Development of the Infant

Developmental Milestones of Infancy through Twelve Months

Observing Infants 2 Months through 12 Months

Being informed of major milestones throughout the lifespan of human beings, helps to guide educators in promoting proper growth and development. Knowing developmental milestones in newborn and infancy development gives parents, caregivers, or educators the guidelines of knowing if growth is taking place in a normal or average pace.

TEKS 3 A,B

OBJECTIVES:

  • The student is expected to analyze the physical, emotional/social, intellectual/cognitive, and language/communication development of the infant.
  • The student is expected to analyze various developmental theories relating to infants..

Enduring Understandings

  • Infants, toddlers, and preschoolers have developmental target milestones.
  • A healthy and safe learning environment is key for normal developing children as well as special needs.

Essential Questions

  • How do we see a difference between growth and development?
  • Why are infant motor skill milestones important for parents to know?
  • How does family and society influence the development of the infant?
  • How much ability do we have in the control and changes of family and society influences in infant development?

Tuesday - January 24th - Thursday January 26th: Researching Milestones and Developments of the Infancy Stage Through 12 months

PARTNER OR INDIVIDUAL ASSIGNMENT:


*Create a document that can be submitted on Thursday, 1/26/17.

RESEARCH AND DOCUMENT THE WEBSITES OF THE FOLLOWING TOPICS:


  1. Erick Erickson's - Stage 1 Trust vs. Mistrust (birth to one year)
  2. Jean Piaget's - Stage 1 Sensorimotor Stage (birth to two years-Substages I-IV)
  3. Abraham Maslow's -Hierarchy of Needs - Stage 1
  4. Developmental Milestones : 2months, 4months, 6months, 9months, & 12months
  • Physical
  • Emotional/Social
  • Intellectual/Cognitive
  • Language/Communication
5. Care and needs of Infants - parental responsibility


20% O/W Communication Grade


ALL NOTES SHOULD BE IN YOUR OWN WORDS OR PARAPHRASED; NOT COPIED AND PASTED TO YOUR DOCUMENT.

Thursday, January 26th through Friday, February 3rd:

PARTNER OR INDIVIDUAL ASSIGNMENT: DEVELOP AN ORIGINAL VIDEO SHOWING INFANCY MILESTONES AND STAGES


The video must include the following information you found in your research:


  1. Erick Erickson's - Stage 1 Trust vs. Mistrust (birth to one year)
  2. Jean Piaget's - Stage 1 Sensorimotor Stage (birth to two years-Substages I-IV)
  3. Abraham Maslow's -Hierarchy of Needs - Stage 1
  4. Developmental Milestones : 2months, 4months, 6months, 9months, & 12months
  • Physical
  • Emotional/Social
  • Intellectual/Cognitive
  • Language/Communication
5. Care and needs of Infants - parental responsibility



You may use digital programs such as Powtoon, Moovly, iMovie, etc. Once finished, submit into Schoology under the assignment.

We will Preview them in class Monday, February 6th


10% Collaboration; 20% O/W Communication; 30% Content Grade; 40% Creativity and use of Technology in Project