Varied perspectives and techniques have been repeatedly discarded and developed. Educationists today consider that a child develops a sense of place with the help of reading. It helps the child develop the feelings of belongingness and is able to relate to their environment. The following paper highlights the importance of placement in childhood and its correlation with children’s books that tell a story through pictures along with accompanying text. Before, understanding the correlation it is important to be familiar with the concept of placement and its importance in childhood and education alike. For understanding the mentioned topic, it will interchangeably explain the depiction of childhood in children’s books.
Importance of placement in Childhood
During early years, as a baby the child starts to develop visuospatial attention. A visuospatial attention is developed by being familiar with the visual stimuli. In case of a baby, it starts to recognize its siblings, parents, and other close family members. This kind of attention span starts to develop at an early age and continues to evolve over the period of time (Smith & Chatterjee, 2008).
The importance of place holds a greater significance in the development of a child at every level. The concept of place develops in a child the sense of self, sense of community, sense of destiny, and the sense of mortality. ...Show more