Stages of Child and Adolescent Development

Discuss the stages of child and adolescent development, identifying the characteristics and milestones of each development stage (cognitive, linguistic, social, emotional, and physical).

How knowledge provides guidance to implement appropriate learning strategies to meet the needs of all students? How can milestones guide you to meet the diverse needs of all students? How does understanding the unique aspects of development guide a teacher to create engaging learning activities? Explain how to apply what you have learned in your future professional practice in the classroom.