Assignment 1: Identifying Stages of Development
Post your response to the question below with at least 200 words in the Discussion Area by Saturday, March 4, 2017. Cite information from at least one academic source, such as your textbook or an article from the Argosy Online Library, to support your statements. Use current APA standards to properly cite your source(s). Review and respond to your classmates through Wednesday, March 8, 2017, asking for clarification, suggesting a different perspective, remarking on an analysis presented, or suggesting an alternative view. Be sure to formulate a thoughtful and substantive response.
Both Piaget’s Model of Cognitive Development and Kohlberg’s Model of Moral Development are outlined in stages, with one stage building off of the previous stage. Put yourself in the role of parent, teacher and juvenile justice judge and then in each role identify why it would be necessary to understand the cognitive/moral stage from which a child is operating. What are the most important aspects these development models for a parent, teacher and judge to be aware of? Provide examples and be sure to include specific stage characteristics.