Cypop 1 Essay
Cross ref CYP 3.1
1.2 Explain how development and learning are inconnected. How and why variations occur in rate and sequence of development and learning. That learning may take place in different ways. The importance of play.
Development and learning are interconnected as first a child has to learn a new skill and will then go on to develop this before moving on to learn a new skill and create a pattern of learning. An example of this would be a child feeding themselves, when first weening a care giver will feed the child, offering encouragement for them to open their mouth. The child will identify the pattern that they open their mouths and food is …show more content…
Post birth, water intake should be increased to replace water lost during milk production. A healthy diet is recommended for breast feeding mothers although they need to be mindful that what they eat will be passed onto their baby. Foods high in mercury should be avoided.
1.4 Explain the impact of current research into the development and learning of babies and young children.
Most of the research into learning of babies and young children centres around the brains development. Neouroscientists believe a baby’s brain begins to develop pre-birth and at birth contains millions of nerve cells, or neurons and these continue to grow at an increased rate within the first twelve months of life, this is also refered to as