Help with Lifespan Development Questions

Give the correct answer for each question. After choosing the correct/best answer, write a short response on why that answer is correct.

1. Stanley is 7 years old. His parents are quite concerned about his school progress. Although he has begun to learn to read, he reverses some letters when he writes. Based on research, Stanley’s school counselor should tell his parents that

a. brain development can be quite uneven in childhood and as a result, it is

not unusual for children to show poor performance in isolated skills.

b. Stanley almost certainly has a serious learning disorder which requires immediate intervention.

c. if a child shows normal progress in other reading related skills, like Stanley does, the child is probably faking the letter reversals in a bid for attention.

d. Stanley needs glasses.

2. Ms. Dawson, a 1st grade teacher, has asked your advice on how to set up a cooperative learning project with her 1stgraders. She wants the children to solve problems together in small groups. Based on what you have learned about children’s interpersonal strategies, what advice should you give her?

a. Young children in the 1st grade are not as likely to be able to cooperate in learning projects as older children.

b. The best way to do a collaborative learning project with any age group is to let the children operate fully on their own, with no adult feedback.

c. Children working together in a group do better if they are of several different ages.

d. Children should be encouraged to allow the most knowledgeable or advanced member of the group to do the talking and planning.

Any further questions, please let me know. NO PLAGARISM please.