Bronfenbrenner's Model Of Critical Reflection

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In a class of 2.5 - 3 years old, there is a boy who comes to the day care with tears in his eyes. Morning separation time is very hard for him and he does not want his parents to let go. As soon as his parents departs, he starts crying, hitting children next to him, pushing them and throwing toys towards children as well as his educators. He also used to bite children when they approach him to play or share toys. He doesn't like to play or share toys with other children. His mother has a baby at home to look after. When educator talked to his mother, she was not even sure about this situation. But she is really concerned and seeking for help from educators.
• Critical reflection using the Model of Critical Reflection
• The boy
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Bronfenbrenner’s Ecological Models of Human Development states that the child development depends on the environmental context in which the child interacts (Bronfenbrenner, 1994).
Children can expose to psychosocial risks (such as stress) by their own actions in having their emotional ties (Rutter, 1999). This child has low resilience abilities and therefore he has been suffered several negative implications due to low social skills. According to Piaget’s (1923) theory of egocentrism, the egocentric child assumes that everybody can feel exactly the same as the child does. The child in the above situation is demonstrating the difficult behaviour and inability to see that his behaviour is hurting his peers.
Erikson’s psychosocial development stage: Trust vs. Mistrust states that a child’s first trust is always with the parent. If the parent fail to meet the child’s basic needs, a sense of mistrust will result. Development of mistrust can lead to feelings of frustration. In this situation, the child might be frustrating because of new sibling in the family and perhaps parents might not be able to give full attention to the child after the sibling came in the

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