Indigenous Educational Assistant 124

Child and Adolescent Development

Course details

This course examines the stages of child growth and development from birth to the adolescent years. Theories on cognition, language acquisition, and physical and socio-emotional development are examined within the context of classroom learning. There is a particular focus on Indigenous culture in the relationship to these theories. The uniqueness of the First Nations People and the impact of traditions, beliefs, and values are integrated as to how these attributes can contribute to school success. 

This course is featured in the following Yellowhead Tribal College programs: