Assessment Task one:
1.1 Aspects of development:
The five aspects of development are Physical, Intellectual, Language, Emotional, Social and Spiritual or known as P.I.L.E.S.S.
Physical development which is based on how children develop physically, this area of holistic development is split it to fine motor skills which is hand eye co-ordination i.e holding a pen and gross motor skills which is big body movements i.e kicking a ball.
Intellectual development is also known as cognitive development. This area of development covers the children’s ability to learn, think solve puzzles/riddles, the construction of the thought process the ability to remember information and language.
Language development is how children communicate from birth i.e crying babbling and talking. Facial expressions, laughing, giggling, smiling and excitement are also a part of communication. Children will also learn how to communicate none verbally i.e writing
Emotional development is how children emotionally develop though life, how they emotionally react to different people and situations in life.
Social development covers how children develop socially though their lives, how they communicate with people, make friends and how they socially behave.
Spiritual development is to do with the child’s culture, religion, background and morals they are brought with. The process children go through to develop the proper attitudes and behaviors to other people in society based on social cultural norms, rules and laws can also come under this aspect of development.
1.2 Rates and sequence of development:
Some children follow the normal sequence while some children will develop earlier and others later than the normal sequence which is normal. The difference in development is also important as it shows each child is an individual, but follows the same aspects and milestones.
Just remember that all children are individuals, have different backgrounds, religions, cultures and lifestyles and...