Environmental Effects On Child Development And Education

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Environment’s Effects on Children Development and Education
Danya De La Cruz Campos
University of Houston

A child’s mind is more susceptible to the environment than one of an adult. They are more likely to learn new patterns of behavior since their brain is still developing. When we were kids, we unconsciously reflected the behaviors similar from our parents, siblings and other kids we used to hang out with. We did not only mimic the people we saw in real life but also popular characters that caused admiration to us like the ones in the TV shows, movies or comics. Also, our behavior was a mere reflection of the nation and the culture that we lived in. Therefore, it can be well said that a Child’s live interactions can have
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she mentioned that through her career she has observe that a student that fits the modern physical beauty norms of society is more likely to be more enthusiastic while engaging in school activities. Whereas in some cases where the students do not fit this superficial norm, they show less enthusiasm for activities like those that require team-work. (personal communication, December 6, 2016). It is well known that a sense of fitting in to society’s standards creates a good self-esteem, which is a key factor for good social development. Therefore, many extroverted students tend to be the ones to present many leadership roles, which is seen like a very good trait on a student by any …show more content…
The environment in which a child grows up, defines a lot his or her socialization process. In conclusion, direct or indirect influences in children’s environment are the main shapers of their academic and social development Works Cited

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