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How could you relate constructive developmental theory to the humanistic perspective, with the opinion/idea that the humanistic theory explains human development the best (versus other theories)?

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The Constructive Development Theory draws from principles of human development such as those posed by Piaget (1963) and Erickson (1963) in which people develop within stages. From this perspective, the view is held that people are not static, but ever-changing and growing. On this basis as it relates to health, from a developmental perspective the individual is stated to have a natural tendency toward optimum health (Erikson, 2006). The Humanistic perspective emphasized the personal worth of individuals and focused on the centrality of human values (Friedman & Schustack, 2006, p. 319). Thus, according to Friedman & Schustack, the humanistic approach applied to the individual focused on the positive aspects of human growth and achievement. For instance, the person-centered approach ...

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1. Analyzing the importance of understanding the stages of human development in the classroom.

2. Analyze some of the problems that might result from a teacher's lack of such understanding.

3. Focusing on one stage ( early childhood), include a discussion of teacher behaviors that would promote students' thinking abilities, behaviors that would help students achieve greater success, and behaviors that would promote the social and emotional well-being of the individual student as well as improve the classroom environment for children in that stage.

4. Include classroom practices and materials that you feel promote diversity and equity within the educational experience.

Please focus on the early childhood like kindergarten. Thank you.

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