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Ages and Stages: Developmentally Appropriate Expectations

3 Hours Child, Growth, Development and Learning

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All children grow and develop at different rates. It is important to recognize that children's developmental growth varies. Adults should follow children's cues as a signal for determining their developmental needs:


  • Developmentally Appropriate Expectations
  • Common Behavior Problems
  • Caring for Active Children
  • Inappropriate Expectations

Learning Outcomes

  • Identify problems that children have with sharing

  • Identify problems with hitting and biting

  • Identify ways to help active children

  • Identify appropriate and inappropriate expectations