For this assignment, you have read Chapter 1 in your textbook and reflected on the importance of families, schools, and communities understanding, respecting, and valuing one another to assist children in their healthy overall development. Write a paper to reflect on what you have learned about the essentials needed for a child’s development that includes: Define a caring and nurturing learning environment.
Discuss how early care and nurturing affect children.
Discuss recent research on brain development and its relationship to families. Include the contributions of John Bowlby, Harold Skeels, Rene Spitz, and T. B. Brazelton. Provide examples of the effects of a positive and a negative environment on a child’s development. Integrate what you have learned through research and practice about this topic in your posting. Include a reference page (5 resources minimum). Length: 5-7 pages Your paper should demonstrate thoughtful consideration of the ideas and concepts presented in the course by providing new thoughts and insights relating directly to this topic. Your response should reflect scholarly writing and current APA standards. Be sure to adhere to Northcentral University’s Academic Integrity Policy.