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Ch 3: MTLE Physical Education: Growth & Development

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Gain greater insight into growth and development as you prepare to take the MTLE Physical Education assessment. Watch entertaining video lessons and take short quizzes to ensure you have the knowledge needed to answer questions on the exam.

MTLE Physical Education: Growth & Development - Chapter Summary

This chapter can help you simplify the process of studying for the MTLE Physical Education assessment by refreshing your knowledge of growth and development. Get reacquainted with cognitive development, social development, physical growth and more by reviewing entertaining lessons. Doing so will enable you to:

  • Define physical, cognitive, social and emotional development
  • Detail motor, sensory and brain development in the first two years of life and explain the social development of infants
  • Discuss social, physical, and cognitive development in children
  • Describe physical growth and changes in cognitive development during adolescence
  • Share details about physical development, health and life influences on cognitive development in early adulthood
  • Provide information about the social development of adults
  • Explain the impact of gender differences in social development and factors influencing growth and development

Take advantage of the flexibility this chapter offers, making the process of studying for the assessment simple. Boost your knowledge of growth and development by reviewing lessons in video or transcript format any time, day or night, from your computer or mobile devices. You can also explore the lessons in any sequence and revisit them as many times as needed until you comprehend the materials. If you need additional details about a lesson topic, feel free to submit your questions to our experts.

15 Lessons in Chapter 3: MTLE Physical Education: Growth & Development
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What Is Physical Development? - Definition and Examples

1. What Is Physical Development? - Definition and Examples

Everyone grows and changes throughout their lives. In this lesson, we'll look at some important times in physical development, including childhood and old age, and how physical development contributes to other types of development.

What are Cognitive, Social, and Emotional Development?

2. What are Cognitive, Social, and Emotional Development?

People grow and develop in many different ways and in many different areas. In this lesson, we'll look closer at three types of human development: cognitive, social, and emotional development.

Motor, Sensory & Brain Development in the First Two Years of Life

3. Motor, Sensory & Brain Development in the First Two Years of Life

Babies grow and change so much in the first two years of life, and many of those changes are directly tied to the brain and its key functions. In this lesson, we'll look at brain, motor and sensory development in infants.

Social Development of Infants: Stages of Self and Temperament

4. Social Development of Infants: Stages of Self and Temperament

When do infants start gaining self-awareness? We will explore the stages infants go through as they increase their knowledge of themselves. We will also look into the typical temperaments of infants.

Physical Development in Early Childhood

5. Physical Development in Early Childhood

Between the ages of two and seven, children grow and develop dramatically. Watch this lesson to look at some of the physical developments in early childhood, including balance, fine motor coordination and brain development.

Cognitive Development in Children: Conservation, Decentration & Centration

6. Cognitive Development in Children: Conservation, Decentration & Centration

As children grow, so do their thinking skills, knowledge, and learning. Watch this lesson to learn about how young children develop cognitively, including the key cognitive concepts of centration, decentration, and conservation.

Physical Growth in Adolescence

7. Physical Growth in Adolescence

Adolescents go through many physical changes. Watch this lesson to find out some of the physical developments that happen during adolescence, including those related to puberty, growth spurts and gender differences in growth.

Changes in Cognitive Development During Adolescence

8. Changes in Cognitive Development During Adolescence

Adolescence is a period of great change. Changes in the way teenagers think can cause them to do things like argue with adults. Watch this lesson for more information on the cognitive changes that occur in adolescence.

Social Development of Children: Self-Esteem

9. Social Development of Children: Self-Esteem

The social development of children has a strong influence on self-esteem. In this lesson, we will explore the way children feel about themselves and look into several ways caretakers can improve a child's self-esteem.

Physical Development and Health in Early Adulthood

10. Physical Development and Health in Early Adulthood

Despite the fact that most people are fully grown by early adulthood, it is still a time of physical development. In this lesson, we'll explore the physical and health issues that people in early adulthood experience.

Life Influences on Cognitive Development in Early Adulthood

11. Life Influences on Cognitive Development in Early Adulthood

Though adults don't physically grow as they age, they do still grow mentally. In this lesson, we'll look closer at cognitive development in adulthood, including how it is influenced by college and work experiences.

Social Development of Adults: Self Concept

12. Social Development of Adults: Self Concept

How would an adult think about his or her self-concept? In this lesson, we'll take a look at what makes up self-concept in adulthood, its changes over time, and how it relates to self-esteem and self-image.

Gender Differences in Adolescent Development

13. Gender Differences in Adolescent Development

Adolescence is a time of growth and change. Some of these changes are different in boys and girls, though. In this lesson, we'll examine gender differences in emotional and brain development during adolescence.

Understanding the Impact of Gender Differences in Social Development

14. Understanding the Impact of Gender Differences in Social Development

How does one's gender impact behavior and interactions with others? Research has shown that men and women interact differently in social settings and society has ideas for what is appropriate male and female behavior.

Factors Influencing Growth & Development

15. Factors Influencing Growth & Development

There are numerous factors that play various roles in our growth and development. This lesson looks at the main categories of factors and specific examples of their impact on growth and development.

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