Day Care

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1) Describe the term 'day care'
It's temporary care for a infant under school age. Care is provided by someone other than the parent or guardian they live with. Day care includes day nurseries, childminders and nannies.
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2) What is social development?
Refers to the sociability of children. For example, enjoying the company of other children and making good relationships with other children. It also means how we aquire social skills, values, sensitivity to others, enabling us to be part of society.
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3) What do researchers think on day care?
Some say it has a negative effect on a child, seperation leads to emotional deprivation and quality of care is not good as home.Others say it's good because it's stimulating and high quality.If mother at home is depressed environment isn't good.
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4) What were the positive impact of sending infants to day care? Hint - Andersson
Andersson - found that children who attended day care got along with other children better, more sociable and outgoing. Also had better abilities to play with peers than those who didn't attend day care.
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5) Continued from question 4 - hint - Clarke
Clarke Stewart - Compared 150 children who experienced different kinds of day care and found children who attended nurseries had better social development than those looked after in family settings.
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6) continued from question 4 - hint - Moely and Frank
Found that the more time you spend in day care you played more pro social with children, suggesting more time spent in day care produces helpful + cooperative toddlers.
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7) Who said day care has negative effect on social development? hint - DiLalla
There was a negative correlation between amount of time children spent in day care and their amount of pro social behaviour. Children who spent more time in day care were less cooperative and helpful in their relationships with other children.
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8) What did Campbell, Lamb and Hwang say?
They said most of the studies have only focused on quantity of care (how long child attends) and not the quality of care.
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9) What are the negative effects of day care? hint - Belsky
He said that children who experienced day care showed advanced cognitive and language development but also showed higher levels of aggression towards peers. They may also be less obedient to adults as they grow older.
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10) Continued from question 9 - hint - Maccoby and Lewis
The more hours spent in day care before age of 4.5 years included more problem behaviours, lower social skills and greater conflict with teachers.
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11) continued from question 9 - Borge et al (what did he do and what did he find?)
carried out a study on 2-3 year olds in canada comparing home reared with day care kids. He used questionnaires to ask about childs level of aggression.found that aggression was higher in home reared than in daycare.Shows quality of care is important
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12) what makes a good day care according to Scarr? hint - ratio
- Ratio of staff to children should be low, 1:2 is better than 1:6.
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13) continued from question 12 - hint - staff leaving...
- Staff leaving should be low, the longer the staff work at the nursery the better as child can form an attachment.
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14) continued from question 12 - hint - physical conditions...
- physical conditions should be good, (clean, tidy, warm and light).
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15) continued from question 12 - hint - well trained...
- Staff should be well trained so children can learn and interact.
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2) What is social development?

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Refers to the sociability of children. For example, enjoying the company of other children and making good relationships with other children. It also means how we aquire social skills, values, sensitivity to others, enabling us to be part of society.

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4) What were the positive impact of sending infants to day care? Hint - Andersson

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5) Continued from question 4 - hint - Clarke

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sanam

These are very useful is it possible you have the rest of the topics:stress, cognitive,abnormality,research methods,social influence 

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