Explain the Difference Between Sequence of Development and Rate of Development and Why the Difference Is Important.
Explain the difference between sequence of development and rate of development and why the difference is important.
It is important to know the difference between the sequence and the rate of development as it helps to identify the Childs needs during the stages of their school years. It is crucial to plan effectively ensuring the child receives the support they need in the areas they find most difficult in, for example physical development shows a pacific pattern; a baby will learn to hold their head up before learning to sit unaided or a child will learn to walk before they can run. Another example is a child of 4 should be capable of writing their own names and drawing basics pictures such as shapes before …show more content…
Communication Childs age | Stage of development | Activities to support this area of development | New born | * Crying in order to communicate for their needs | | One month | * Stops crying because they heard familiar voice | | Three months | * Excitement when it’s time to feed | | Six months | * Babbling, laughing and squealing | | Nine months | *