Unit 3.1 Understand child and young person development 3.1 A6: Theories of child development AC: 2.3 FS: ICT: Developing, presenting and communicating information Watch the PowerPoint® presentation ‘Child Development Theories’. For each of the theorists discussed in the presentation, think about how their theories influence current practice with children and young people. Record your ideas under each of the theorists below. Skinner – Operant Conditioning Bandura – Social Learning Theory Piaget – Cognitive Development Vygotsky – Social Development Theory Bruner – Modes of Thinking Freud – Psychoanalytic Theory of Personality Maslow – Hierarchy of Needs Watson – Behaviourist Functional Skills Once you have made your notes on each of the theorists you could convert this information into a PowerPoint® presentation. Then use it either for revision purposes or to present the information to the restof your group. 1 © Pearson Education Ltd 2010. Copying permitted for purchasing institution only. This material is not copyright free.