13 pages (3250 words)
According to the paper development is usually divided into several stages, which include; physical, social, emotional, cognitive and social developments. In the social aspect, the child starts understanding the perspectives of other people and further, he becomes conscious of fairness and therefore tries to monitor his own behavioural attributes. This paper uses the works of Katz and Scott & Bowman. According to him, child development theory knowledge is ideal in guiding educational practices.