When answering each item, be specific. For example, if you are addressed the Zone of Proximal Development, give a specific example with details. Simply mentioning a term or a theory does not give you credit. Before addressing any of the below items, write a brief paragraph of your education. Explain where, what kinds of schools (neighborhoods, racial or ethnic composition, socioeconomics of students (poor, working class, middle class or affluent) and your overall perspective of the education you have had from preschool through high school. 1. Address each system of Bronfenbrenner’s Bioeocological Model of Development by connecting it to your life. What did each system consist of? How was the functioning of the mesosystem? Microsystem Mesosystem Exosystem Macrosystem Chronosystem 2. LIST 2 ACTIVITIES FOR EACH OF THE FOLOWING PIAGETIAN STAGES THAT YOUR TEACHERS USED OR YOU USED TO LEARN OR ENGAGE IN SCHOOL. BE EXPLICIT. Pre Operations -Pre-school and/or kindergarten/first grade Concrete Operations- Elementary Formal Operations- Middle School through High School 3. ADDRESS EACH OF THE FOLLOWING VYGOTSKIAN TERMS BY CONNECTING THEM WITH YOUR EDUCATION BY RECOLLECTING HOW THEY PLAYED A PART IN YOUR DEVELOPMENT OR LEARNING. GIVE EXAMPLES OF HOW THESE TERMS WERE USED IN YOUR EDUCATION. Zone of proximal development Scaffolding Social cultural aspect of your development 4. DESCRIBE BRIEFLY YOUR TEMPERAMENT AND PERSONALITY AND HOW THESE FACTORS HAVE IMPACTED ON WHO YOU ARE. OF THE BIG FIVE PERSONALITY TRAITS EXPLAIN WHICH ONE(S) DO YOU BELIEVE ARE MOST PROMINENT IN YOU. 5. IN WHAT CATEGORY OF PARENTAL STYLES WOULD YOU PLACE YOUR PARENTS’ STYLE. HOW DO YOU THINK THEIR PARENTAL STYLE IMPACTED ON YOUR DEVELOPMENT? 6. LIST BELOW 5 INSTANCES OF ADOLESCENT BEHAVIOR OR ADOLESCENT THINKING THAT YOU CAN REMEMBER OR THAT YOU ENGAGED IN IN MIDDLE SCHOOL OR HIGH SCHOOL. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 7. ACCORDING TO ERIKSON STAGE 4 INDUSTRY VS. INFERIORITY (6-12 YEARS OLD) AND STAGE 5 IDENTITY VS. ROLE CONFUSION (12-18) OCCUR RESPECTIVELY DURING ELEMENTARY AND MIDDLE SCHOOL/ HIGH SCHOOL. MAKE 2 CONNECTIONS THAT YOU CAN RECOLLECT ABOUT YOUR SCHOOL EXPERIENCE IN BOTH OF THESE STAGES. 8. DESCRIBE SOMETHING THAT YOU DID AS AN ADOLESCENT THAT WAS CLEARLY CONTRARY TO THE RULES OF YOUR SCHOOL OR CONTRARY TO YOUR PARENTS’ VIEWS OR POSSIBLY ILLEGAL, AND EXPLAIN WHY YOU ENGAGED IN THIS BEHAVIOR. FURTHERMORE, PLACE YOURSELF IN KOHLBERG’S LEVEL & STAGE OF MORAL DEVELOPMENT DURING THAT TIME, AND EXPLAIN WHY YOU ARE PLACING YOURSELF IN THIS STAGE. 9. IN WHAT STATUS OF MARCIA’S STATUSES ARE YOU CURRENTLY IN AND EXPLAIN WHY YOU ARE IN THAT STATUS.