Individual Assignment: Culture and Development
Watch the following videos located on your student website:
Home Environment and Mental Development
Parenting and a child’s education
Parenting Across Cultures
Conduct a search on current research into the cultural influences on development.
Locate at least two articles related to cultural influences on the development of infants and toddlers.
Write a 350- to 700-word paper answering the following questions:
What factors make up a person’s culture?
How does culture influence infant and toddler development?
Is the influence of a person’s culture less than, more than, or as important as the biological influences? In other words, is nature or nurture stronger, or are they both equally influential? Explain the reasoning behind your opinion.
Create a list of 5 to 7 best practices for enhancing learning when working with infants and toddlers from a variety of cultures