_____________begins when a child starts elementary school around 6 years old and ends at puberty around age 12
The school and home experience influence growth and development requiring adjustment by parents and child by learning to cope with rules and expectations by the school and peer; by learning how to make decisions, accept ______ and learn from experiences.
School-aged children appears ______ than preschoolers.
The average ______ and weight increases.
Many children _______ in weight during middle childhood years.
Most _______ exceed boys in both height and weight by the end of school years.
Most children practices ________skils(Example:running and jummping)
Six year olds are able to hold a ______ adeptly and print letters and words.
At age 12 children are able to make detailed drawings and ______ sentences.
By improving fine motor skills the child becomes more independent in_____, dressing and taking care of personal needs.
Assessment of neurological development is based on ___________ coordination.
______ growth changes a child's body appearance.
Children's eye ______ improves and normal adult 20-20 vision is achievable.
Screening for _____ and hearing problems become easier and results are more reliable.
According to Piaget, children begin the ______________ stage of development and growth at age 7.
Children begin to demonstrate _____, more concrete thinking.
Children become less ______ and begin to think about how others feel and think.
School-aged children have the ability concentrate on more than one aspect of a ________.
Children begin to understand others ______ do not have to be the same as theirs.
Children improve their use of ________ and expand their structural knowledge.
School-aged children begin to definethemselves based more on ________ than external characteristics.
_______ involves peers and the pursuit of group goals.
Girls and _____ view opposite sex differently.
Accidents and ________ are a major health problem for school-aged children
______ and self-concept become stronger and more individualized.
Effective health ________ teaches children about their bodies and how their choices impact their health.
Parents need to begin _________ in preparation for upcoming pubertal changes. Independent/ School-aged children develop eating patterns that are __________ of parental supervision.