The debate regarding "nature versus nurture" and how might each affect the overall classroom performance of a student has been a hot topic of discussion in the field of education, as it is an important aspect in the study of human development. Infact, both nature and nurture have their own vital role in the process of human development, and are sure to influence the overall classroom performance of a student.
While we refer to the term "nature" as related to human development, we mean the "inherited (hereditary) influences on growth and functioning" (McDevitt & Ormrod, 2004, p. 7). We are aware of the fact that all human beings obtain certain basic traits which are inherited from their parents and ancestors right from birth such as, a specific manner of walking, talking, standing upright and using certain basic utensils, along with many other inherited characteristics such as physical attributes (height, color of hair,eyes, and skin), and psychological traits such as creativity, intelligence (genius, average and substandard), ambition, attitude, aptitude to achieve,etc., All such inherited traits affect the overall classroom performance of a student during his/her schooling.
When we refer to the term ...
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