Educational Resources in Infancy

Assignment 2.1: Educational Resources in Infancy

Step 1: Review Chapter 3 on Infancy and reflect on the following scenario:

Educational DVD’s and toys have become popular amongst today’s society with the assumption that they raise intelligence in babies.

Step 2: In a two page paper:

· Discuss the cognitive, emotional. And physical (fine and gross) development that occurs in infancy.

· Using the developmental concepts you discussed in infancy. Apply the data to refute or support the claims of a book or educational program’s promise to help parents increase their babies’ intelligence.

· Based on valid research, what suggestions would you give to a patient’s parent to increase the intellectual development of infants?

· Discuss how your knowledge of development within infancy can be applied in your Obstetrics and Pediatrics clinical rotation.

Provide 3-5 references for your submission.