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Understanding children in inclusive context 1 – Child Growth and Development Basics

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Contents covered in this part of the PDF book under Understanding children in inclusive context 1 – Child Growth and Development Basics

Unit 1 Understanding the Child

  • 1.0 Introduction
  • 1.1 Learning Objectives
  • 1.2 Difference between Growth and Development
  • 1.3 Principles of Growth and Development
  • 1.4 Relationship between Growth and Development
  • 1.5 Factors influencing Growth and Development
  • 1.6 Stages of Growth and Development
  • 1.6.1 Stages of Growth from Infancy to Childhood and Their Implications
  • 1.6.2 Implications of Stages of Development for Teaching And Learning Process
  • 1.7 Role of Teachers in The Growth And Development of Children
  • 1.8 Let Us Sum Up
  • 1.9 Answer to Check your Progress
  • 1.10 Suggested Readings and References
  • 1.11 Unit-End Exercises

Unit 2 Heredity and Environment

  • 2.0 Introduction
  • 2.1 Learning Objectives
  • 2.2 Meaning of Heredity
  • 2.3 Meaning of Environment
  • 2.4 Arguments in favour of Heredity
  • 2.5 Arguments in favour of Environment
  • 2.6 Relative Significance of Heredity and Environment
  • 2.7 Educational Implication
  • 2.8 Let Us Sum Up
  • 2.9 Answers to Check Your Progress
  • 2.10 Suggested Readings and References
  • 2.11 Abbreviations/Glossary
  • 2.12 Unit-End Exercises

This study material was originally published on the National Institute of Open Schooling – NIOS website as part of the study material for the Diploma in Elementary Education (D.El.Ed) programme.


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