BC: The benefit of assignment was that i was able to see things from the view point of the child, parent and educator | “What we see changes what we know. What we know changes what we see.” Jean Piaget
FC: Brianne Hall | The Virtual Child Part 1
1: Dove | “The principle goal of education in the schools should be creating men and women who are capable of doing new things, not simply repeating what other generations have done.” -Jean Piaget-
3: The dove is a universal symbol of peace. This Artifact will display the birth of my virtual child and her developmental growth accomplished in the first 2 years of life.
5: At the age of 1 dove disposition has not changed much and seems to be a very happy and content baby. "Virtual Child uses five dimensions of temperament to describe the child's behavior in the first 30 months. These dimensions are random at birth, are influenced by your questionnaire responses, and change gradually over time in response to events and parenting decisions. The five dimensions are activity, sociability, emotionality, aggressiveness vs. cooperativeness, and self control."
6: It is important to make observation throughout the virtual child because it allows you to see where there is need for assistance and improvement as well as where the child is excelling. It also shows you why there is a need to be objective when doing so as you never know what factors may have produced this outcome
7: the Virtual child shown me how to analysis the different developmental stages and has better equiped me for the role of an Early childhood Educator. | By age 2 Dove is naturally progressing at an advanced pace with all her domains physical, social/emotional and cognitive