Are gender differences rooted in the brain? Is television viewing harmful for children? Are boys better in math than girls? Is homeschooling an effective method of education? Should bilingual education programs be abandoned?
Select at least 2 of the controversial questions above and explain your position on each question in regard to middle childhood development. Please explain your thoughts using at least one of the four critiqued theoretical perspectives: a) psychodynamic, b) ecosystem, c) cognitive behavioral, and d) empowerment from our readings in this unit. Please be sure to support your ideas with scholarly sources and examples.