Discussion Prompt 1
Milestones: Navigating Late Childhood to Adolescence
From the movie, Lila, Eight to Thirteen in this week’s materials, identify 2–3 developmental milestones Lila reaches, and assess whether or not you think she successfully navigates her way through them as she prepares for adolescence. Support your assertions with evidence from your text and this week’s materials.
Discussion Prompt 2
What’s the problem with today’s kids?
Sarah and Marco are having a conversation about the issue of childhood obesity and the high rate of overweight children in in the United States.
“The food in our society is unhealthy,” Sarah stated. “There are too many addictive chemicals that lead to American kids becoming overweight.”
“Nah,” Marco replied. “I think overweight kids should just eat less and exercise more. It’s the parent’s fault, if you ask me. The parents are buying and feeding these kids junk.”
Do you agree with Marco or Sarah concerning the issue? Why or not?
What other factors contribute to childhood obesity in contemporary
American society? What impact does obesity have on cognitive, physical,
and socioemotionaldevelopment in middle and late childhood? Support your
reasoning with information from the text and other course materials.
— Answer for each post must be more than 125 words
Complete your required discussion prompt:
Predict the effects of a superficial injury to the spinocerebellar tracts.
-answer should be at least 4 sentences