[Recommended] Major Theorists Would Explain
1 page A one-page (12-point font) report
Step 1 Review the material in this lesson on major developmental theorists.
Be sure to review the theories of Piaget, Vygotsky, and Erikson.
Step 2 Research and read.
Research and read an article about one or more of the major developmental theorists. Using information from your research, apply two theories to the case study.
Step 3 Read this case study.
Vlad is 12 years old and has just changed schools because his parents moved again. He did not do well in his previous five schools. Now he is living next door to his uncle, who likes him a lot and is teaching him about car engines and computers. In his new school, he is becoming a good student. His teachers are surprised but pleased. He is even helping his younger brother with his studies.
Step 4 Using the information you have gathered, write about how two of the major theorists would explain Vlad’s changes in a one-page report.
Include and opinions you may have have about Vlad’s changes.
Discuss what factors may have contributed to Vlad’s improvement in school
Explain how understanding developmental psychology can be beneficial to your future career