Currently, the child resides in Birmingham with his sister and mother who is a secondary school teacher. The child’s father works with a certain organization abroad. The child is a confident pupil in his class and field activities. The child has several friends in school and has the ability courage of expressing his emotions and needs to the concerned party.
In assessing the child A’s cognitive development, I noted that, in school, the child is extremely talented. Child A also responds well to instructions and likes complying with the laid down class instructions. Child A seems to enjoy most class tasks and answers many questions asked in class sessions. The child is quite confidence in his abilities. Child has enough confidence in handling class questions. He even opts not to rely in dictionary in answering class questions.
The environment in which child A grew was very effective in enhancing cognitive development. According to macro system theory child cognitive development depends on the surrounding environment. Additionally, child A was very confidence in his drawing in Art lesson. He completed drawing and displayed it to his friends. He had showed self esteem characteristics in whatever he did in class work and in the field. This could be as result of positive recommendation of his past achievements from his parents, family members and peers (Durkin 1995, 123). Healthy cognitive is significantly influenced by human relationship (Engler 2008, p. 90). The intimate relationship expressed to a child from conception to adulthood has an influence on child’s mental and physical development. Biologically, child A felt protected since he was strongly attached to his mother. Child A also portrayed qualities of a self esteemed persons in the way he responded to class questions. This was because of the authoritative nature of parenting. His mother was very strict hence making the child develops self confidence. According to Engler (2008, p. ...Show more